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City: Axton
State: Virginia
Country: USA
Begins: Apr 9, 2009
Direction: Northbound

Daily Summary
Date: Sat, Apr 18th, 2009
Start: tule canyon road tank
End: paradise cafe 74
Daily Distance: 16
Trip Distance: 133.3
Daily Ascent: 3090
Daily Descent: 1880
Min Elevation: 3450
Max Elevation: 5600
Entry Lat: 33.5668
Entry Lng: -116.5915
Min Temp: 0
Max Temp: 0
Breaks: 0

Journal Stats
Entry Visits: 661
Journal Visits: 52,386
Guestbook Views: 8,890
Guestbook Entrys: 60

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near hikers oasis cache

FW: Pct 04/18/2009

Nice hike today. It really warmed up in the evening but the wind helped cool us down. Breaks in the shady spots, i take my shoes and socks off to let my feet and shoes cool off. We walked a mile down highway 74 to the paradise cafe for burgers and a salad. Now we are camped on national forest behind the restaurant. We plan to be there for breakfast at 8:00 in the morning. Then we hike to a short day to cedar springs with quite a bit of elevation gain. Tuesday we plan to camp at san jacintoe campground in idyllwild, with a zero day Wednesday. I look forward to a shower then. Also this will be the first time that i have hiked above 6684' the height of Mount Mitchell our tallest on the east coast. Thank you Karen "Pog" Sousa for editing my journal and correcting my misspelled words, and the height of Mitchell. Oh and letting me know when my lens is dirty too. This is a tiny keyboard and the screen is small so i cannot tell much about the pictures i am sending. I am taking hundreds of pictures with my 8mp camera and some video too. I plan to make a dvd movie like I have in the past. Got to get to Canada first. Well let me fil in my gps location in the sidebar for the maps. Then I'll turn this thing off and lay down. Greybeard and wizard moved on. Jim, Chris, ORR and I are camped here. X

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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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