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Lionheart - Pacific Crest Trail Journal - 2013

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Lion Heart
City: Ukiah
State: CA
Begins: Apr 25, 2013
Direction: Northbound

Daily Summary
Date: Mon, Aug 5th, 2013
Start: mile 1597
End: Etna
Daily Distance: 9
Trip Distance: 1,396.0

Journal Stats
Entry Visits: 646
Journal Visits: 158,604
Guestbook Views: 9,810
Guestbook Entrys: 150

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Scott Valley

Go feet go feet go
Red sun rising through the smoke
Clinic time and meds


The neighbors alarm went off for 25 minutes but no one stirred. Enough of that. I was going to get up early anyway. Was on trail by 540 am. Passed the 1600 mile mark! Made it out to the highway just before 930 am. It maybe only took 10 minutes to get a hitch. A mother and son from Oklahoma. They had lots of news of recent tornado action.

Got dropped at the hiker hut. Shower. Laundry. Went into town. As I walked, I inspected my left wrist which had a couple spots that had really started to hurt the last day. Since my shower, I was able to see a red line extending up to my elbow. As much as I would like to ignore, I knew this was no bueno. In my walk around town I found a clinic and was able to get an appointment.

Etna brewery. Shopping. Rest. Meds delivered from Yreka riteaid because there no longer is a pharmacy in Etna. There are tons of hikers here. Maybe 30. Reunions abound. Watching the movie Hook from my bunk. Pretty sweet set up except that two of my "older" bunk mates are kinda being rude to other hikers. Yo, you're at a hostel and you're sleeping next to the bathroom. Get a grip!

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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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