40 Miles Alone in the Savage Gulf

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Robby does a five-day solo hike in Tennessee’s South Cumberland State Park in the Savage Gulf Natural Area. (Reserverations are required for camping here.)

[pin 📍 /] [geo lat=‘35.4466’ lon=’-85.6553’ adr=‘2540 55th Ave N, McMinnville, TN 37339’ tel=‘931-779-3532’ url=‘https://www.tn.gov/environment/program-areas/na-natural-areas/natural-areas-east-region/east-region-/na-na-savage-gulf.html’ trail=‘usa:tennessee:stone-door’]Stone Door Trailhead (Savage Gulf North)[/geo]

[map url=‘https://tnstateparks.com/assets/pdf/additional-content/17-savage-gulf-web2.pdf’ trail=‘usa:tennessee:stone-door’]Trail map[/map]

  • I always wondered if I had it in me to do 15 miles in a day. The answer is, an emphatic sort of. — Robby
  • It smells like pad thai, but it tastes like oatmeal. — Robby
  • Beat briskly for two minutes… I don’t know if I have it in me to beat it for 2 minutes. — Robby
  • I can taste that campsite though, boy… I can taste it right in my mouth, where my taste buds are. — Robby

[ti 0m00s c=true chapter_only=1 /] Opening [ti 0m13s c=true /] Map scene [ti 0m34s c=‘Day One’ /] Day One [ti 13m22s c=‘Day Two’ /] Day Two [ti 52m56s c=‘Day Three’ /] Day Three [ti 1h15m06s /] 😳 [ti 1h15m21s c=‘Day Four’ /] Day Four * Praise for the Copper Spur 2’s performance in the rain [ti 1h32m29s c=‘Day Five’ /] Day Five [ti 1h37m59s c=true /] Credits [ti 1h38m21s c=true /] Patreon plug and getting back to the car [ti 1h39m25s 6 /] Having a change of clothes is not bad! — Robby [ti 1h39m52s c=true /] Post-hike meal * Accidental Tech Podcast [ti 1h40m58s c=true /] Bloopers [ti 1h43m30s c=true /] “Beat It