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Plan for David Huck

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Plan Description
# Resupply Location Distance Days Zero
Days
Notes/Mailing Info
1 San Diego May 9-10 0 0 0
2 Campo/ MEXICO border 0 0 0 5-11.
3 Warner Springs 109.6 6 0 5-17 STORE: Resupply from store or hitch on Highway 79 to Sunshine Summit Store. Snacks can be had at Mt Laguna (43.0+.4)
4 Paradise Cafe via Pines-to-Palms Highway 41.7 2 0 5-19 BOX-UPS: 1 mile hike on road for delicious burgers,
5 Big Bear City 122.8 6 1 5-23 STORE: Coming off at 274.1 via van Dusen Canyon(4 mi), trail angel works in cafe. MEETINGS
6 Wrightwood 89.5 4 0 5-27 STORE: 4.5 miles on the acorn trail into supermarket land. Get in and out in 1 day. Snacks can be had at Cajon Pass (342.1)
7 Agua Dulce + Saufley's 90.8 4 0 6-1 STORE: Hiker heaven, resupply in town. MEETINGS
8 Tehachapi via Tehachapi-Willow Springs Rd 103.9 5 0 6-7 BOX: trail angel will pick up? and deliver! hikers from trail head.
9 Kennedy Meadows 144.5 6 1 6-13 BEAR Canister: pick up snacks, once canister is packed, don't open until bear country.
10 Independence via Kearsarge Pass 87.4 6 0 6-19 Box: Stop here to resupply. Includes Whitney (1 day) plus 9 miles one way over Kearsarge Pass
11 Mammoth via Red's Meadow 116.4 7 0 6-25 STORE: if only as an excuse to go to meetings. Waitress at cafe at Red's will give ride into town when she gets off of work.
12 Tuolumne PO/Store 36.1 2 0 6-27 BOX:
13 Echo Lake 151.8 9 1 7-5 STORE: south lake for resupply and MEETINGS
14 Truckee/Pooh Corner 61.3 3 1 7-9 STORE: Meetings in Truckee, and full resupply.
15 Belden/The Braatens of Little Haven 133.5 7 0 7-15 BOX- big priority: nothing in town
16 Old Station Fill Up/Georgie and Dennis Heitmann 0 0 0 Spend the night, pizza on Fridays. This is where the hat creek rim is. Slackpack option is a possibility.
17 Burney Falls TOWN 126.6 6 0 7-21 BOX-sm priority: Stop at Drakesbad Guest Ranch (Mile 1353.3) for food, shower, soak. Make sure to send mail to TOWN (but don't send mail, just shop in town). ALTERNATE STRATEGY: mail box to STATE PARK
18 Castella-Dunsmuir-Mt Shasta 90.6 4 0 7-25 STORE: store and health food place. Bus runs M-F from Dunsmuir into Shasta. Brett is ranger at Castle Cragg SP at Castella, friend of Bill W. and Ross.
19 Etna 99.8 4 1 7-29 STORE: Resupply in town, take a zero.
20 Ashland OREGON! 120.3 6 2 8-6 STORE/BOX big (some variety see if JS can take it) : Possible stop in Seiad Valley (PCT goes through it at mile 1662). Mail a box of special deliciousness to Ashland for further resupplies. Should arrive after hiking 56 days with 3 zeros on August 8 Assuming start on June 15. True North and JS are trail angels (sign at interstate, JS is friend of Bill)
21 Crater Lake- Mazama Village (Camp Store) 103.8 4 0 8-11 Box-priority: to Camp Store, possible resupply, depends on if they restocked recently or not
22 Shelter Cove 81.8 4 0 8-15 BOX- priority: very limited supplies
23 Sisters via Santiam Pass 94.7 4 0 8-19 STORE: If the hitching looks better at McKenzie do it up. Meetings in town.Resupply at Ray's Food Place. May want to send some mail anyway because its a long way
24 Big Lake Youth Camp 0 0 0
25 Cascade Locks (ENTERING WASHINGTON) 148.1 7 2 8-27 Goodie Box: "First real trail town since Ashland"Resupply at the Columbia Market. Get Ride to Portland at Closing time at the Along the Trail outfitter.
26 Stabler Country Store 34.1 2 0 Could mail a box here to avoid packing the food out of the columbia river to this elevation.
27 White Pass 113.7 4 0 9-3 BOX-priority
28 Snoqualmie Pass 98.9 4 0 9-7 BOX-priority: Chevron-PO, make sure ETA is accurate.
29 Skykomish/The Dinsmore's 74.6 3 1 9-11 BOX-UPS: to the Dinsmore's.
30 Stehekin 97.8 4 1 9- 16 BOX-Priority: don't stay at the ranch, unless everyone else, it is way better to stay at the bakery/restaurant in town and eat that food. Camp for free/cheap
31 Manning Park CANADA! 89.4 4 1 9-20 The end. This date will probably actually be delayed until 9-25 by multiple unexpected delays. I just don't know where to insert those anymore. But I will update this section as I go along, so you'll know when I'm really getting close to somewheres.
32 Seattle, Portland then who knows 0 0 0
Totals:    2663.5 127

 
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