Friday, August 24, 2018 7:31 pm
Location: Forest Service Road 23 / Trout Lake / Mt. Adams County Park (2228.9 miles)

With more than 20 miles to my resupply in Trout Lake, I wanted to get up and get hiking early, to get to town as early in the day as possible. However, it was cool, foggy, and damp, which made me not exactly motivated to quickly get out of my tent this morning.

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Morning Fog and Smoke
Thursday, August 23, 2018 8:54 pm
Location: Junction Lake (2207.3 miles)

It was somewhat cool, humid, and dreary this morning, but that was fine; the afternoon would turn out to be much, much better.

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Rock Creek
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 7:26 pm
Location: Forest Service Road 68 (2187.1 miles)

My first full day in Washington state started off humid, which I’m hoping won’t (but probably will) be representative of the trail in Washington.

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Columbia River Gorge
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 6:37 pm
Location: Rock Creek (2166.2 miles)

Although I set my alarm for six, I didn’t roll out of bed until an hour later. Keeping the blinds drawn didn’t provide any cue that the sun was starting to come up, and the alarm going off was a pretty rude awakening.

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Monday, August 20, 2018 8:36 pm
Location: Cascade Locks / Bridge of the Gods Motel

I didn’t sleep well at all last night. The trains were even worse than they were Saturday night. It didn’t help that the Marine Park hiker camping area was closer to the train tracks, but I think there were just more and louder trains than there were on Saturday.

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