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Mrbrazie - Pacific Crest Trail Journal - 2014

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Sizzler
Begins: Apr 26, 2014
Direction: Northbound

Daily Summary
Date: Fri, Feb 28th, 2014

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Quinzhee time

Snow basics class

Today is the first day of Snow Basics Class. Our instructor is Ned Tibbetts from Mountain Education. We showshoed in about 2 miles to a hut with a nice wood stove. Set up tents and made a huge snow pile for tomorrow's quinzee (above ground snow cave). Hung out with 2013 thru hikers Rocket Llama and Kitten. Also Easy miles (forgot which year). A few other folks including prospective thru hikers. Toasty warm on my exped downmat. Time for bed.



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Pacific Crest Trail - 2014

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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