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JenEric - Pacific Crest Trail Journal - 2009

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Lion Heart and Ginonatt
City: Ukiah
State: Ca
Begins: Apr 20, 2009
Direction: Northbound

Daily Summary
Date: Sun, Apr 19th, 2009
Start: Pasadena
End: Near a gate
Daily Distance: 9.2
Trip Distance: 9.2

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Entry Visits: 1,559
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PCT Southern Terminus

Run For The Border

Our friend Drew picked us up and gave us a ride to Campo. We got Subway sandwiches along the way for lunch and dinner. As we approached Campo, the Border Patrol was in full force.

After the usual pictures at the southern terminus, we were on our way by 1:30pm. It was warm but quite breezy as we started. We made our way past Campo and to the mountains. The terrain was not what we expected. There is lots of lichen covered granite bolders and we spent the afternoon hiking through them. We saw many lizards and a few ground squirrels.

Eric enjoyed hiking in his kilt with all the heat. We are now perched near the top of hill having dinner with a celebratory first day beer courtesy of Phil and Donna.

Thank you Drew for the ride!

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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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