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City: Packwood
State: Washington
Begins: Jul 27, 2009
Direction: Northbound

Daily Summary
Date: Tue, Aug 18th, 2009
Start: camp by river
End: indian springs CG
Daily Distance: 18
Trip Distance: 291.5

Journal Stats
Entry Visits: 344
Journal Visits: 14,805
Guestbook Views: 543
Guestbook Entrys: 8

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mile 2118-2136

On trail by 7 am- but had 2 forks of the Muddy Forks River to ford, plus bolders to scramble up. took half and hour just to get thru them.The fords were ok, even tho we culdnt see the bottom. Some great views of Mt Hood. Stopped every hour for a few minutes so Luke could eat. Passes Lolo pass- warched men playing on their backhoes. We made it to Lukes camp by 2 pm. We exchanged email addys and I continued on. I get to Indian Springs Campground by 4 pm. I have cuts in my ankle, they look infected. dont know how I got them. Soaked them in cold water and put salve on them. May wrap with ace tomorrow. Debating on taking a shortcut the guide book talks about. Will decide in the morning.Sam is supposed to meet me so Ill try and be on trail by 6 am. Saw 8 hikers today, one frog,some grouse. Saw Limp again this afternoon. I had got ahead of him. Ice Axe just walked thru camp. I had been following his journal so it was great to visit with him.

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Sandys Pct Section Hike

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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