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JimAndDona - Pacific Crest Trail Journal - 2014

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City: Seattle
State: WA
Country: USA
Begins: Jun 23, 2014
Direction: Northbound

Daily Summary
Date: Wed, Jul 16th, 2014
End: 50 mi from I-5
Daily Distance: 18.8
Trip Distance: 362.6

Journal Stats
Entry Visits: 350
Journal Visits: 11,008
Guestbook Views: 2,238
Guestbook Entrys: 3

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Me n Mt.Shasta

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Larry and I are camped about four miles beyond Mooshead Spring. The spring
was our planned stop for the day but we got there early and hanging out for
hours didn't make sense.

So, after hanging out for a couple hours, drinking water, washing our feet
and yakking we loaded up five liters of water and hiked up the hill for two
hours to put us about six miles from the next reliable water.

We have a great view to the north from our camp. We have been getting
closer to Mt Shasta and have gotten a number of looks today. Tonight she's
out sight.

Today started a bit early. We camped last night with Iron Mike (he's the
opposite of Mike Tyson).
Iron and I just had mosquito net up.

About 2:30 am a touch of mist got going and Iron and I got up and put rain
fly's over the netting.

A short while later I heard some more commotion and then Larry said. "My
goodness, its 3:15 I'm going back to bed".

Turns out Larry heard the rainfly exercise, thought I was getting up, he
stuffed his sleeping bag and folded his sleeping pad and got out of his
tent to darkness.

It was then he looked at his watch.

He had a great time telling the story.

Night night

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Jim And Dona

"It's a pity we don't whistle at one another like birds, words are misleading"
Halldor Laxness, Under the glacier

 

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