If MapQuest be trusted, today's walk was 16.67 miles. The walk took me a pitiful 7.25 hours, but if we subtract the one hour (total) I rested, the time was 6.25 hours, giving me a walking rate of about 2.67mph. While pretty shameful, seeing as the walk was almost entirely on level ground, it's better than the paltry 2.5mph I'd anticipated.
Put yourself in my shoes: get a backpack, then add enough weight so that your total weight equals my weight plus my pack's weight, or about 350 pounds. THAT'S how my feet have felt all day.
Now imagine how they smelled for most of today.
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