[Sept 20] Done! It’s been an epic adventure. Post backlog will catch up over the next week or two.
Quoi and I didn’t actually set a departure time for today, until around 2 am when she accidentally woke me up when she was going to the bathroom. I found it rather amusing that she managed to wake me up doing something quiet and mundane, but didn’t when she was intentionally making noise to scare off deer.
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Forgetting that caffeine keeps me awake, and having plenty of it during dinner last night, I couldn’t get to sleep until nearly midnight, which meant I didn’t wake up until after 8 am today. I was quite happy to get the sleep, even though it meant we were later for everything this morning than we might have preferred.
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It was a cold and windy morning, and for the first time in awhile, I wore my rain jacket on top of my fleece to keep warm.
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A brisk 18.5 mile day today brought Quoi and I over Dorothy Lake Pass, out of Yosemite, and past 1000 miles.
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I put together this song over the course of a few days, after being inspired by a random thought. I think it describes pretty well the love-hate relationship PCT hikers have with their bear cans, and how much we look forward to getting rid of them when we exit the High Sierra.
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