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, May 19, 2018 5:51 pm
Location: Rock Creek (760.5 miles)

It was not my plan today to hike through a hailstorm with thunder and lightning at 11,500 feet, but, I guess I can check that off my bucket list now.

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Friday, May 18, 2018 7:29 pm
Location: Campsite 743.9 (743.9 miles)

It was cool, though not as cold as it was yesterday. Nevertheless, I did not manage to get out of my tent earlier than usual, let alone to see the sunrise. I still managed to have a good view from my campsite, though.

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Thursday, May 17, 2018 9:34 pm
Location: Campsite 733.0 (733 miles)

Today was my first full day in the High Sierra, and the trail did not disappoint with scenery.

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018 9:12 pm
Location: Campsite 712.6 (712.6 miles)

Today began my entrance to the High Sierra in earnest, though I have to admit, I was a bit surprised that there was still cactus along the trail.

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018 11:08 pm
Location: Kennedy Meadows / Grumpy Bear’s Retreat (702.2 miles)

Today was a low key day of relaxing and preparation for truly entering the Sierra. I tried to sleep in, being that breakfast didn’t start until 8 am, but that’s kind of hard when you’re sleeping outdoors and the sun shines on everything. It was a bit cool overnight, and there was a fair amount of condensation on my tent, but that’s probably going to be par for the course while I’m in the mountains.

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