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Begins: Jun 23, 2014
Date: Thu, Jul 17th, 2014
End: MacCloud River
Daily Distance: 19.4
Trip Distance: 382.0
Entry Visits: 281
Journal Visits: 11,007
Guestbook Views: 2,238
Guestbook Entrys: 3
Pacific Crest Trail Map
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It rained last night. Good thing I'd put up my tarp. Something about last
evenings sky said rain.
It also rained on us today. Maybe a few hours lightly with about half hour
pretty hard. Guess who sent his poncho home a few days ago.
None of my gear got wet. Except me.
Today was a pretty hike. Good views between showers and the trail is in
great shape. Truly well cared for trail. Thank you to the local crew.
Where we are tonight is a campground. There is like ten thru's here. And
even Mr HalfMile himself. We had a nice chat with HalfMile. He's is
retracking the trail with a fancy new, unique GPS.
Some folks are here to meet their son who is southbounding. Son and friend
are busting out the thirty miles from I-5...today.
Larry and I plan one point five days for that.
So the dad asked me if I'd something from the store!!! After a bit of
stammering I said Cabernet as I know Structure likes a glass of red...and I
like it too.
Dad comes back with wine and ice cream bars.
Did you know a pocket knife and a tent stake can open a wine bottle?
Dad is taking the wine bottle home so I don't have to carry it!
I'm cowboy camping and I've had two ice creams and a NICE quantity of
"It's a pity we don't whistle at one another like birds, words are misleading"
Halldor Laxness, Under the glacier