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Up early and cooked a hot breakfast.  Today was a great day!  Although a little hot, I was up on a ridge most of the day with strong breezes.  Stopped for lunch and a nearly three hour rest at Sucker Brook Shelter.  Pushed on and had heavy rain in the afternoon when I reached Middlebury Snow Bowl Ski Area.   Went for the first swim of my hike in the rain at Lake Pleiad.  This really cooled me off and inspired me to push on.  Marched on and arrived late at Boyce Shelter out of water, tired and hungry.

This is the second straight night that I have a shelter to myself and I only saw 3 hikers all day on the trail.  I had an awesome day and am quite excited as this shelter is the halfway point of the Long Trail.

Hiked 13.9 miles today.

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