Pro tip : if it feels like you are stepping on a nail every time you take a step, perhaps there is something stuck in your foot. No scale in the pic, but it’s about an inch long. It’s called a foxtail. Wikipedia mentions that it can be a “nuisance” to people. Nice.
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Smokebeard has hiked the 2652 mile Pacific Crest Trail, the 2160+ mile Appalachian Trail, the 73+ mile Great Glen Cycle Route, all 46 of the Adirondack High Peaks, the 78+ mile Rhode Island North/South Trail, and the Saranac Six. He is also a certified Leave No Trace Trainer. A former MATC Caretaker in the Piazza Rock/Saddleback area, he’s passionate about applying Leave No Trace as an ethical system. His latest adventure was a 3 week thruhike of the 273 mile Long Trail in Vermont.