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Jul 19, 2006 - Harrison to Mountain View, AR

Another pre-dawn departure. Today we hit the 'daily double' in the hills (seems to understand the reality) of the Ozarks: 90 miles and 97 degrees, when we stopped at 12:30 PM! We had two major climbs, includng the steeps of the Buffalo River Valley. Today was deemed the hardest of the trip with the heat and climbs that included one section with a 15+% grade. Despite the challenges, the Ozarks offered early morning view of wonderful valley views, butterflies and wildlife. We even saw snow; actually chicken feathers on the road. Think...

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