Trail Magic is many things, a ride to town by someone, some taking you to dinner, handing out sodas are road crossing, or pretty much any act of kindness. In this blog entry it is referring to a couple of people cooking hamburgers and handing out sodas at one of the road crossings.
Uncas got ahead of me when I took the side trail to Tray Mountain Shelter for lunch. He walked by and never stopped for lunch.
How did Uncas get ahead of you?
What's trail magic?
Now this is what a blog should be. Very cool. The pictures seem to load slow but just moving the cursor over one f them starting the load is and interesting feature.