Saturday, 8 June 2013

Some videos

As Gronk dries out his gear

here are some videos to keep you entertained.

This is the pony who enjoyed his salty leg:
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Here's the first video on the AT that he posted on YouTube, although it was made only a few days ago, earlier this week.

Here's a typical hillside on the AT (that clicking in the background is some sort of bird):


And here's Gronk at his camp site on June 4:


Finally, that beautiful, fragrant flowering shrub was the mountain laurel.



6 comments:

  1. My birds got all excited over the bird sounds in the third video. It's great to see video of the actual trail, and to see you hiking. I was wondering, though, how have you got the camera rigged up so that you don't have to hold it at arm's length? However you've done it, it's nice and smooth.

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    1. He has a gizmo that attaches the camera to the end of one hiking pole! I will post that and one other gadget later.

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  2. I thought you must have a camera crew with you but I was stumped when you leaned forward to turn the video off. We're going to have a meeting to discuss. Carry on!

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  3. Julia, thanks for the updates. It's nice to hear Peter and to see him "on the trail".

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  4. Great videos Julia, they are really amazing. Thanks for posting them.

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  5. Gronk, these are really great videos. They give me a sense of what you are experiencing on the trail. When you set up hammock near the trail, do you worry about being run-into overnight by some drunk? Continuing to enjoy your progress and wish you good luck.

    SGJ.

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