Forget Wheaties. The breakfast of champion Appalachian thru-hikers in Cheshire, Massachusetts is a chocolate doughnut ... or three.
That's what I learned the other day where I baited a trap with cold water, chocolate doughnuts and ice cream in order to catch a few smiles on the faces of AT thru-hikers migrating northward.
I know what you're thinking. "Wascally wabbit!"
Who's the man who made Roboticus smile? And caught it on camera -- with a glob of chocolate smeared on a front tooth? Oh, yeah.
Come along with me to Cheshire, Massachusetts ... the home of grins and heroes.
I might even treat you to an ice cream cone from Diane's Twist ... if you smile for my camera.
Tags: Appalachian Trail, Hiking, and Robert Sutherland Travel Writer
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