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City: Hood River
State: OR
Country: USA
Begins: Aug 7, 2011
Direction: Northbound

Daily Summary
Date: Sat, Aug 13th, 2011
Start: Stehekin
End: Stehekin
Daily Distance: 2
Trip Distance: 44.0

Journal Stats
Entry Visits: 410
Journal Visits: 7,559
Guestbook Views: 452
Guestbook Entrys: 6

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Stehekin Bakery - two miles from Landing

Hanging in Stehekin

Horrible night sleeping with this injured shoulder. Tried to get comfortable but the only way to get a couple of hours in was to sleep on my back with my hand in the air. Had to prop the arm up with bits of stuff I had in my pack. Made breakfast and decided to get a shower and then see the sights of Stehekin. Be aware that the public shower is not free as advertised. It is twenty five cents for five minutes. Make sure you have cash as there is no ATM machine here. But VISA is taken at the restaurants, gift shop, and for over $ 25 at the Bakery. We had heard so much about the Stehekin Bakery that it was one of the first things on our list. Caught the shuttle bus, cost $ 2 each way but we ended up walking back as we wanted to stop and see the Organic Gardener. The Bakery was swamped with day visitors who just arrived on the fast boat from Chelan at 11am and only had one hour to cram in as much as they can before they left on the noon boat. Whew, what a system Stehekin has. It appears that the handful of businesses in Stehekin are owned by the same family and support each other in their endeavors. We bought a bunch of goodies at the Bakery, and yes, it is as every bit as good as the rumors said it was. We stopped in the Organic Gardener and gawked at the tall tomato plants and all the other vegetables growing in beautiful rows. It reminded me of my own garden at home. Luckily I have friends who are taking in the bounty of my garden while I am away. The peas, green beans, black beans, onions, etc, are all coming on at the same time. We continued our walk (about 2 miles) towards the Landing marveling at the scenery and houses. By the time we reached the Landing, my shoulder was telling me in no uncertain terms that I had overextended its abilities to function any more for the day. The restaurant gave me a big bag of ice and we sat on the deck overlooking the boat harbor while I iced my shoulder. There is a wireless Internet service for email access only. I was able to send/receive email and get the word out to my husband to make reservations for the fast boat out on Monday. . We also attended two free seminars offered by the national park service personnel one about animal scat and the other about bears. Excellent programs! Since we ate out last night, we decided to eat our food we packed in for dinner. Not even a comparison to what we had the night before! The visitors center keeps the bathroom door open for the overflow campers. It was lovely to have a real restroom to use.

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Stevens Pass To Manning Park

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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