Daily Log: Day 43

43 2456.1 7/27/2021 smokey, overcast, warm. I woke at about 4:30 and my sore feet were ok. I used the campsite latrine. I was on trail with my slack pack about 5:30. It was mostly a road walk. After a wide field without poles or cairns I came upon Justin. He said he was a mile early because we were to provide Kathy with tech support from Montana. We drove about 5 miles until I got a cell signal. Then I phoned Spectrum tech support. For the next two hours we worked to get both Kathy and my email working. Finally we needed to create new email accounts because the old ones had been deleted with now notification. Grrrr! Then we phoned Kathy and over the next hour we got her working on both her phone and computer. I was exhausted. So I told Justin that I will walk the mile to the original meetup point and go no further. I had dreams about going 20 miles today but the tech stuff had worn me down. IPod stopped by and enjoyed two sodas. Justin is making pancakes and bacon for dinner. IPod is doing his own dinner. I’m planning on slack packing 20 miles tomorrow.

Heading out on my slack pack on a forest road with smoke haze filtering the sunrise
We drove over five miles down the road from the trail to get a cell phone signal. Then after two hours on the phone with Spectrum tech support and another hour with Kathy we got her email working again. But by that time we were exhausted. It sure looks it!