2004.4 / 2661.4 miles 75.3% Campsite 2004.4

[Aug 21] Leaving Cascade Locks (mile 2146.8). Next town: Packwood, WA.

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Saturday, August 11, 2018 8:11 pm
Location: Campsite 2004.4 (2004.4 miles)

It was cool and windy this morning, and also quite damp. The dampness didn’t really make sense until I got out of my tent and found that there were fog clouds around.

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Friday, August 10, 2018 8:39 pm
Location: Campsite 1986.6 (1986.6 miles)

With yesterday’s early finish, I was rested enough to get an early start today, hiking away from my campsite at 6:30, my earliest start in awhile.

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Thursday, August 9, 2018 6:54 pm
Location: Campsite 1964.0 (1964 miles)

I had plans for another 20+ mile day today, but alas, my feet did not allow that to happen. The trail, though, did take me alongside another volcano, South Sister.

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018 8:11 pm
Location: Island Lake (1946.4 miles)

I woke up to a warm morning with a nice breeze blowing over Charlton Lake. The sun rose from behind the lake, the distant smoke tinting the sun more orange, and it almost looked more like a sunset than a sunrise.

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018 10:09 pm
Location: Charlton Lake (1925.1 miles)

The trains last night weren’t as bad as I feared; the last one I heard was around 9:30, before I went to sleep. If there were any others past that, the campsite was far enough away from the tracks that I didn’t hear them.

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