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Mt. Tecumseh - 2nd Solo Hike

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Mt Tecumseh (4,003ft) Elevation Gain: 2,200ft Trail: Mt. Tecumseh Distance: 5.0 miles roundtrip Duration: 4.25 hrs My 4000+ Peak #8 Listed 4000+: #48 Difficulty: Moderate I was totally stoked because this was my 2nd solo hike! As with my 1st solo hike , I left detailed instructions with a family member. And I promised to Facebook "Check-In" along the trail taking photos as well. I had just purchased a Mophie Juice Pack  Air for my iPhone 4 the day before and put it to the test on this hike.  Although it got sunnier on my drive up, I had packed extra clothes for rain as the weather forecast was for cloudiness with rain. The parking lot was easy to find and I was the second one there. Found the trailhead pretty quickly considering it's tucked in under the trees and easy to drive by it. There were two guys already heading out and two more guys had just come down the trail. I hurried just in case it started to rain.  Instead of crossing the brook to continue up the tra