Thunderstorms came through in the morning made for much cooler hiking Temps though the trail was very wet slippery and boggy. Lots of ups and downs can covered 43 miles. on day six received my first Trail magic or as I would prefer to call them Trail blessings. Bloodhound his Trail name and is known as a trail Angel height for and a half miles up and made banana splits for all the thru-hikers that were at chair back lean-to. this was an incredible four mile hike up hill through a boulder climb and also some very steep steps. He carried a 40 lb pack – inside his pack he had a 3-gallon tub of ice cream covered with dry ice bananas,chocolate sauce, fresh pineapple, fresh mango, and cut them all up for us to have Banana Splits at 8 at night plus two six acks of cold beer. He then climbed back down in the dark back to his car, parked on the side of a remote forest service road. When asked why he would do this he said I just want to be a blessing to you. I know how hard and tough this is and if I can help you in any way I want to help you with a treat. See attached pictures.Hiking lesson for the day – “You never know when you are going to be blessed!”Have not seen any big creatures yet. Lots of evidence on the trail.