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Good Times - Pacific Crest Trail Journal - 2008

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Jordan "Good Times" Schiller
City: Egham
Country: England
Begins: Apr 23, 2008
Direction: Northbound

Daily Summary
Date: Tue, Apr 29th, 2008
Start: Sunrise trail head
End: Julian
Daily Distance: 19
Trip Distance: 578.6

Journal Stats
Entry Visits: 525
Journal Visits: 37,767
Guestbook Views: 4,013
Guestbook Entrys: 79

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My clean feet

Pie, I want PIE!!!!

I got up around 5:00 unable to sleep because of the howling wind in the meadow, so I broke camp and hit the trail at 5:30. With my mp3 player blaring, and my body rocking I ad but one mission, pie. I wanted to get to Julian as fast as I could so I could have a real meal. Since last night I had some horrible mac and cheese, I wanted nothing more than pie, ice cream, and root beer. So, booking it at full speed I made it so Scissors crossing at around 12:30, and was into Julian by 1:00.

I got a hitch from a wonderful woman who never intended to pick me up, she just pulled to the side of the road to check her voice mail. So I leaned in the passenger window and told her where I was headed. She was a little shocked, but gave me a ride since I have such a charming face, and a horrible oder.

Well at 1:15 I sat down to eat at Margarita's, a GREAT place to eat. The lady who ran it was a gem, and it filled me up in all the right places (for 15 min). Then I walked over to Mom's Pies, and my Nothing (or god as some would say) was it a good slice of pie. Afterwords I went to my hotel room and enjoyed a great 11 hour sleep.

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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:


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