There are so many things that HAVE to go right each day.... (and seems like so many more things that could go wrong). Micromanaging things like Harvey’s nutrition and calorie intake, sleep, injuries, navigation, adjusting to weather conditions, analyzing each days segments, dealing with no WiFi, changing crew dynamics, trying to be as efficient and organized as possible, the list goes on and in....and perhaps most importantly, not forgetting the Garmin Tracker and not getting lost. One mistake in any of these areas could be devastating, especially the last two.
With that in mind, many of you have asked why his tracker locations do not match the map.
Is he done? Off course?
The crew HAS confirmed with Harvey that he IS seeing the white AT markings, so he IS ON COURSE. His logistics team of Matt Garrod and Luke Thoreson are on top of it, communicating with the crew and Harvey. Also, resident AT expert, Warren Doyle has confirmed, “The red trail is the old trail. The new relocation before and after the New River has not been updated. So he is on the trail.”
This promises to be a tough day. Foot and band concerns linger. Arrival into Pearisville last night was downhill but wet, technical and slow moving in the dark. Today’s climb back out will NOT be an easy one.