Well done, Bill. What a great trip. In regards to your question about truckers, it used to be an option, but the insurance rules got strict so it's much harder to get a semi ride now than it used to be. Next time you do that trip, you might want to go with a fridg.
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The thought occurred to me, since my pack seemed to weigh as much. Also, I could have had cold beer.