Hiked about 13.5 miles today and set up camp at Imp Campsite.
There was a series of mountains that were climbed today known as The Wildcats. It was a steep and long climb to get the day started and then a series of steep up and downs.
As I would get near the top of a few of the mountains, lightening would crack, some of which was close, so I would stay lower and in the trees and wait for it to pass before going over the summits for safety. It rained a good part of the afternoon and it continued into the evening. I am very happy to be done with the Presidential Range. Storms there are just no good to hike in, in my opinion.
The trail today was so steep in a lot of places, I was literally sitting down to slide down on my rear to get down. Going down is my least favorite for a number of reasons.
I was able to get a few nice views today and meet a handful of southbound thru hikers which is cool.
Miss everyone. Good night!