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.

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Thursday, August 23, 2018 8:54 pm
Location: Junction Lake (2207.3 miles)

It was somewhat cool, humid, and dreary this morning, but that was fine; the afternoon would turn out to be much, much better.

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018 7:26 pm
Location: Forest Service Road 68 (2187.1 miles)

My first full day in Washington state started off humid, which I’m hoping won’t (but probably will) be representative of the trail in Washington.

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018 6:37 pm
Location: Rock Creek (2166.2 miles)

Although I set my alarm for six, I didn’t roll out of bed until an hour later. Keeping the blinds drawn didn’t provide any cue that the sun was starting to come up, and the alarm going off was a pretty rude awakening.

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Monday, August 20, 2018 8:36 pm
Location: Cascade Locks / Bridge of the Gods Motel

I didn’t sleep well at all last night. The trains were even worse than they were Saturday night. It didn’t help that the Marine Park hiker camping area was closer to the train tracks, but I think there were just more and louder trains than there were on Saturday.

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Sunday, August 19, 2018 9:44 pm
Location: Cascade Locks / Marine Park

After 20 days of non-stop hiking, it was time to take a break in Cascade Locks. This neatly bookends Oregon, with zeros at the start and end of the state.

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