New Day Dawning...Mollies Ridge Shelter to Derrick Knob Shelter

As the sun began to rise on a new day of hiking, Kurt and I started to mentally map out our game plan for the day. Having pushed 10 miles the day before in a short day our minds were telling us that we may be able to make it further than our anticipated next stop...Derrick Knob. After all the Derrick Knob Shelter was just 12 miles down the trail.