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Brian-Bones Jones
City: Albany
State: OR
Country: US
Begins: Jul 26, 2017
Direction: Northbound

Daily Summary
Date: Mon, Jul 17th, 2017
Start: Albany
End: Albany
Daily Distance: 0
Trip Distance: 33.0

Journal Stats
Entry Visits: 892
Journal Visits: 1,231
Guestbook Views: 10
Guestbook Entrys: 3

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I think I'm ready

I'm packed, my first resupply box is sent, and I have 8 days to go. I have spent hours doing research and reading other hikers journals. I started planning this walk a year ago. I have lost 40 lbs and started working out. Every day I ask myself if I'm crazy. I 58 years old and I will be walking 450ish miles in 20ish days. This is something I wanted to do in my twenties but life happened as its does for most of us. Well, now the kids are grown and gone (not far tho) and I am mostly of sound body so I would like to give it a try. Pam, my wife is a bit nervous and so am I. This is way out of my comfort zone. If I make it I will have stories and something to be proud of, if I fail, then I tried, that's more than most people can say.

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An Old Mans Holiiday

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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