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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Wednesday, March 21, 2018 9:05 am
Location: Southern Terminus of the Pacific Crest Trail (0 miles)

I’ve arrived at the southern terminus of the Pacific Crest Trail, and now begins my second epic-length hike.

Onward, to Canada!

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Tuesday, March 20, 2018 10:23 pm
Location: San Diego, CA

Today was a nice, low-key day. With nothing hike-related I needed to accomplish, I could just recover from lack of sleep and start to attune to Pacific time.

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Monday, March 19, 2018 10:20 pm
Location: San Diego, CA

One must have a certain clarity of purpose when leaving one’s home without a key. Such clarity of purpose can be hard to come by on less than three hours of sleep, especially after not getting much sleep the previous night. Not surprisingly, I started off today pretty tired. Fortunately, apart from getting dressed and making sure I had my pack with me when I closed the door to my house to get on the shuttle to the airport to catch my flight to San Diego, there was nothing I had to do that required any mental effort until I got to the airport.

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Sunday, March 18, 2018 11:33 pm

The last few days getting ready for my Pacific Crest Trail hike have been exhausting, but the end (or start) is nigh.

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Sunday, March 18, 2018 6:33 pm

Although my gear worked well for my Appalachian Trail and Long Trail thru-hikes, I felt compelled to make some changes because of the demands of the Pacific Crest Trail.

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