2535.2 / 2652.6 miles 95.6% Vista Creek Campsite 2535.2

[Sept 20] Done! It’s been an epic adventure. Post backlog will catch up over the next week or two.

YouTube Channel || “I’m Dreaming of No Bear Can” video

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 8:44 pm
Location: Campsite 1046.1 (1046.1 miles)

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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Monday, June 18, 2018 8:06 pm
Location: East Fork Carson River (1026.1 miles)

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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Sunday, June 17, 2018 9:03 pm
Location: Sonora Pass / CA 108 / Kennedy Meadows North (1016.9 miles)

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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Saturday, June 16, 2018 8:15 pm
Location: Kennedy Canyon Creek (1005.9 miles)

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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Saturday, June 16, 2018 11:39 am
Location: 1000.0 miles

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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