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Jordache50 - Pacific Crest Trail Journal - 2016

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Jord
City: Dodge City
State: Kansas
Begins: Apr 23, 2016
Direction: Northbound

Daily Summary
Date: Sat, Apr 30th, 2016

Journal Stats
Entry Visits: 586
Journal Visits: 5,660
Guestbook Views: 90
Guestbook Entrys: 10

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Warner Springs mile 109

Sorry my entries are so sporadic, really don't feel lik doing anything but
setting up my tent and resting when I stop. Putting ten to twelve hours of
walking/ hiking each day... Maybe one descent break a day.

I've had the opportunity to experience all of the weather conditions
expected: hot, cold ,windy, foggy, rainy. Changing outfits every other
hour. You can be hot and sweaty one minute, stop and the cool breeze just
puts a chill in you. You could put your rain gear on to protect you from
the wet, and you start moving and you end up being drenched from your
sweat.

From mount Laguana your in this "pine forest", then as you drop all of this
elevation and your surrounding start changing back to the dessert shrubs

Still meeting some great hikers, trail Angels, and town people. Everyone
but one seems very genuine and caring. Met an older lady on trail that just
really made me feel uncomfortable, my gut feeling was just uneasy the whole
time I was around her. I definitely didn't want to camp in her viscinity

Still having a tough time with my hydration and eating. Will take some time
off trail to evaluate my health.

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Jord's PCT 2016

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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