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

Daily Summary
Date: Fri, May 2nd, 2008
Start: Warner Springs
End: Some ridge
Daily Distance: 10
Trip Distance: 623.1

Journal Stats
Entry Visits: 617
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What a great day!



What a great day! I spent the majority of the day relaxing at the hot springs and driving some balls on the golf course. After those grueling activities I ate lunch with some other hiker trash (other thru-hikers) and began getting ready to head off towards my next destination.

I set off at around 2:45pm and passed through a cow field. That was weird. All the cows watched me go by and I in turn just watched them. After the field I went about 5 miles till I found a sandy beach along a trickling creek. I stopped there for about an hour before continuing onward.

Around 7pm I made it to the top of this ridge overlooking a rocky valley at sunset. The valley was glowing purple in the setting sun as I set up camp for the night. It was great! I cowboy camped (no tent) with about 8 other hikers on top of the ridge, and settled down for the night after another perfect day on the PCT.






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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: www.pcta.org

 

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