Nice to get out with your Dad. The Original Bug Shirt folks also make Bug Gaiters. If I were possessed by the urge to canoe in June, they would be on my packing list. Apparently, ankles are delicious!
It really is a small world. At today's 5K race on pavement (the antithesis of AR), 'Bent started chatting with the man who finished ahead of him. He was with his wife and toddler. Suddenly, his wife said, "Are you Barb?" "Um, yes...?" Turns out she did Wilderness Traverse last year. Their captain had an injury but they continued unranked. She was on the last team to pass through 'Bent and Goose's remote CP after they got lost with a GPS tracker that wasn't turned on. They plan to come back to WT and give it a better shot. Cool!