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First Prep Hike

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Yesterday I did 10.27 miles in 3 hours 28 minutes at the UWF Trail here in Pensacola. This was my first hike in preparation for the AT trip, and there will be plenty more. Wore some old Salomon XA Pro 3D Ultras that I've had for a few years and the soles are coming off. Will need to replace them. Feet were fine until the 9 mile mark when my toes started aching. Afterwards the ball of my feet also ached.

Carried my IPhone 6 and while running the Endomondo app and checking FB several times as well as texting my wife, the battery went from 94% to 41%. Next time I will hike without using Endomondo and see how much battery charge I lose.

Carried a Camelback Havoc without the water bladder. Instead used a Nalgene 32 oz. Carried a Marmot Rain jacket, gloves, Florida Gator beanie, Adventure Medical Kit Ultralight, and two Larabars. Consumed the Larabars and the water.

Next planned hike will be Thursday. Plan to hike same trail. Need to get my feet toughened up.
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