Ponytail did Bromley Mnt(ski resort), Mad Tom Notch, Styles, Peru and Baker peaks. Said he did have some views. Early in the day he came across Griffith Lake. He was able to dunk his head to cool down a bit.
The suspension bridge was closed for renovations. There was a 3 mile detour OR you could try to cross the Big Branch River. River was more like a stream, so that is the way he went. No extra miles in the heat.
Had to get water from a mucky spring because he had passed several shelters and other water sources that had dried up. In fact the Greenwall Shelter where he stayed last night was dry. He has only 16oz of water to start Sat morning. They say there is a road crossing about 1 mile from he shelter and there is a water source. He SHOULD be able to re-fill there providing it isn't dried up.
PTD did 22.6 miles today Todate = 1,665.2 Left to go = 513.1