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SlowBro - Pacific Crest Trail Journal - 2014

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Mark "SlowBro" Hurd
City: Eugene
State: OR
Country: USA
Begins: Apr 5, 2014
Direction: Northbound

Daily Summary
Date: Mon, Feb 24th, 2014

Journal Stats
Entry Visits: 1,546
Journal Visits: 289,304
Guestbook Views: 19,050
Guestbook Entrys: 150

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Dinosaur Track

Permits, Dinosaurs, and AT

My PCT permit arrived in the mail today! It was three weeks to the day I applied for it, Which is what the PCT Association promised. I had to admit I was dubious, but they came through. I am still waiting for my Canadian permit, but the PCT permit and my California fire permit mean I'm good to go.

I spent the morning hiking in Government Canyon again. I managed to do 15 miles with a full pack today so I'm on target with my training program. Interestingly, while I was taking pictures of a dinosaur track, I encountered two other guys with full backpacks. We got to talking and it turns out they are headed for the Appalachian Trail next month and were out for a training hike like me. We traded tips and talked gear and training and before I knew it we were back at the ranger station.

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SlowBro's PCT Journey

"I can't say as ever I was lost, but I was bewildered once for three days." -Daniel Boone

"Merces est in iter." -SlowBro


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