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July 28, 1998
Third part of this six part series, as Michael Townsend's journal takes us up Mount Gordon on
July 7th, 1998
Day 3 would see our first ascent of a mountain, Mount Gordon. It was a long haul, done with a great deal of pain as my army tendonitis had returned with a vengeance. I had both knee's wrapped very tightly as ankles and now the knees began to fail. But as things got really tough on this hike, I developed a rhythm, a movement of the arms and a turning of the upper body. As the pain moved from my feet to my legs to my hips, my body screamed at me to stop. But with the rhythm, and a newly acquired

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