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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Friday, July 27, 2018 6:53 pm
Location: Campsite 1702.6 (1702.6 miles)

Again, despite a 4:30 alarm, I didn’t start hiking until 6:30. I’m really looking forward to getting to town tomorrow and taking a short break; I feel like I’m getting more and more tired.

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Thursday, July 26, 2018 8:30 pm
Location: Campsite 1679.2 (1679.2 miles)

Despite setting an alarm for 4:30 and wanting to leave before sunrise, I didn’t leave Seiad Valley until shortly after 6.

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018 10:14 pm
Location: Seiad Valley / Mid River RV Park (1655.9 miles)

My attempts at getting started before sunrise have continued to fail, and I didn’t start hiking until almost 6:45 this morning. By that time, the sun was well on its way into the sky, though it was still relatively cool. At least it would be a mostly downhill into Seiad Valley.

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018 6:19 pm
Location: Campsite 1641.6 (1641.6 miles)

With sunrise starting to shift towards 6 am, I’ve been waking up before sunrise quite regularly lately. This morning, I managed to get a good look at the sunrise over the distant mountains.

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Monday, July 23, 2018 7:41 pm
Location: Campsite 1618.5 (1618.5 miles)

I didn’t get to sleep until late last night — after midnight — so I didn’t set an alarm for this morning. I woke up a bit after 7, the sun already bright in the sky.

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