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Stillroaming - Pacific Crest Trail Journal - 2003

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Stillroaming
City: Crescent City
State: California
Country: USA
Begins: Jul 17, 2003
Direction: Northbound

Daily Summary
Date: Mon, Aug 11th, 2003
Start: South of High Bridge
End: Stehekin
Daily Distance: 12.1
Trip Distance: 562.8
Daily Ascent: 700
Daily Descent: 2630
Entry Lat: 48.309231
Entry Lng: -120.657349

Journal Stats
Entry Visits: 2,397
Journal Visits: 18,868
Guestbook Views: 901
Guestbook Entrys: 0

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Near Suiattle Pass

Stehekin

Well then.

Today was my last day on the trail. The morning consisted of a mainly downhill jaunt to the High Bridge Ranger Station where a bus, an old school bus, makes several trips a day to Stehekin.

The bus also made 2 stops, the first at spectacular 300 foot Rainbow Falls and the second at a local bakery. Yum! Brownies and milk for me.

Stehekin is a resort accessible only by foot, boat or seaplane. As opposed to immediately getting on the boat to Chelan I decide to stay a night to decompress. It's a beautiful area.

Tomorrow, back to reality. With a 1,984 mile hike and this 564 mile hike, it leaves 82 miles to Canada. Maybe next year or maybe when I'm 70. What's the rush?

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2003 - Hiking The Pacific Northwest

The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is a 2,650-mile national scenic trail that runs from Mexico to Canada through California, Oregon and Washington. The PCT traverses 24 national forests, 37 wilderness areas and 7 national parks. The PCT passes through 6 out of 7 of North Americas ecozones. Learn more: www.pcta.org

 

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