Day 203, Last Day, Sunfish Pond, NJ, to Delaware Water Gap, PA, 5.3 Miles, 2,189.1 Miles Total

I had a great night’s sleep, and got up fairly early compared to what I normally do, obviously in anticipation of finishing. The hike down to Delaware Water Gap was a bit rocky at first, but turned into a super-easy hike that got me to the gap by 10:30 or so.  The “big hurrah” was crossing the Delaware River on I80, and coming into town with a view of the flop point was pretty surreal.  The whole hike down, in fact, felt strange. I knew that soon I wouldn’t have to worry about hiking again! It’s certainly not like finishing at Katahdin, but finish it is, and I’m ready to go home!

This was an amazing adventure, and I have a profound sense of personal accomplishment – the very sense I was in search of from the beginning. “Could I do it,” that’s it. Answer:  Yes I could!

I thank everyone for following along – I’ll keep this site up for a while, and might try to go back through the days to add some details that I otherwise would likely forget! I also have a few videos of a bit of camp life that I’ll try to post in the near future.

Hike!

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Creek Leading to Delaware River
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Last Camp Site!
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Delaware River
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Last State Crossing!
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The End of the Trail for Me!

1 thought on “Day 203, Last Day, Sunfish Pond, NJ, to Delaware Water Gap, PA, 5.3 Miles, 2,189.1 Miles Total”

  1. FINISHED!!!!!!

    No more hiking…..

    We always knew you could do it and what a tremendous accomplishment it is, CONGRATULATIONS!!

    Enjoy HOME!!

    Love,
    Dabe and Shari

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