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Fireweed - Pacific Crest Trail Journal - 2010

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Mary "Fireweed" Kwart
City: Ashland
State: Oregon
Country: USA
Begins: Mar 24, 2010
Direction: Northbound

Daily Summary
Date: Sat, May 1st, 2010
Start: 11 miles north of Hwy 58
End: Sky River Wind Farm
Daily Distance: 11
Trip Distance: 133.7

Journal Stats
Entry Visits: 461
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Baby Blue Eyes

Wind Turbine World

The wind turbines are again ubiquitous along this section of trail. I tried to camp away from them, but when I turned a ridge seeking a flat stop--there they were in all there glory, again, above me. Very noisy like a distant freight train. Camped in a great spot--under an old gray paine surrounded by juicy and tasty Miner's Lettuce. I'm aware of an old ski injury to the inside ligament of my left knee--it's sore. I hope I can work it off. My mistake not breaking in a new pair of insoles--I just jumped in and wore them backpacking!! The yellow wildflowers are so bright they look neon. Constant fitful gushing of the wind accompanies everything. Another dry camp --not much water here even in this wet spring.

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