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Seek The Peak 2013

Seek The Peak 2013 13 th Annual Hike-A-Thon to support Mount Washington Observatory What a day it has been! Unfortunately Mother Nature would not let Chicks On The Rock (and the one guy) climb to the summit today! Our SeekThe Peak team joined up with Neil and Karen and we met up at Pinkham Notch to hike the Tuckerman Ravine Trail. At 3440 feet I got a cramp in my right calf and couldn't continue. The rest of the team continued onto the shelter and the top of the head wall. While resting before heading back down to the trailhead along came my "trail angel" Ed!! I told Ed that I had nothing but Coconut Water (with Potassium) for fluids. No electrolytes or water….not even my SteriPen! Ed handed me a bottle of Zero Vitamin Water and was on his way. I drank half the bottle and in no time felt much better. So much so that I was tempted to catch up with my team mates. But given the fact that I only had half a bottle left of the vitamin water, and coconut w