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RobertoFresco - Pacific Crest Trail Journal - 2018

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City: Spring
State: Texas (TX)
Country: United States
Begins: May 1, 2018
Direction: Northbound

Daily Summary
Date: Tue, Jan 9th, 2018

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Years ago before the MOVIE i was working in San Diego. Some contractors were talking about the trail, they were headed there after this startup was competed. I dreamed of walking and challanging myself in the beautifully wow landscpes that the Sierras would offer. I searched and reseached the internet on The PCT and the equipment you would need. I started to buy my stuff and was getting ready. I drive two days and get to Lone Pine and the freaking Cottonwood Pass is engulfed in smoke from a fire. Thats where i was starting my Virgin trip. I get to the permit office and find out your not entering thru Cottonwood, i get rerouted to Mt. Whitney. In Lone Pine that morning i picked up some people needing a ride to the permit office. They were experinced guys and had sized my up from our conversation and warned me against Mt. Whitney . I did not go i P-ssed out. Im glad i did. I headed up to Bishop to try catching the trail at Southlake. I broke a rule of hiking here,you should not go above 9000ft in one day (drove up) not bueno for the body. since my plans were shot, i hastily drove up there wanting so bad to get on the trail. I get out of the truck get my pack on and start heading up the trail.......I cant breath im sucking donky balls for air WTF im thinking whats wrong. i go 2 miles and turnaround i struggle to make it back to the truck thats parked at the Southlake parking lot trailhead. With my lungs between my legs i limply drove down to Bishop. Damm.

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Pacific Crest Trail - 2018

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:


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