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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Sunday, July 22, 2018 10:02 pm
Location: Sawyers Bar Road / Etna / Hikers Hut (1599.8 miles)

I got started today at 6:20, and after some slow hiking through a rocky area near my campsite, made quick progress down the trail towards Etna, the penultimate trail town in California.

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Saturday, July 21, 2018 7:52 pm
Location: Campsite 1586.1 (1586.1 miles)

I was pretty efficient this morning, and despite sleeping in until almost 5:30, managed to start hiking by 6:15. The day started out nice, with a light breeze blowing, and the morning felt slightly cooler than it had been in recent days.

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Friday, July 20, 2018 8:10 pm
Location: Campsite 1561.6 (1561.6 miles)

A deer graced my campsite this morning just before I left. I was surprised at how close it got to me as it wandered around nibbling on the grass.

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Thursday, July 19, 2018 6:59 pm
Location: Lower Deadfall Lake (1536.8 miles)

It was relatively warm overnight, and I left two of my tent flaps open for ventilation. The light breeze blowing through was nice.

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018 8:06 pm
Location: Campsite 1514.8 (1514.8 miles)

Staying in town is dangerous for sleep cycles. I didn’t get to sleep until far too late last night. Consequently, I slept in today, and didn’t get out of bed until after 8 am.

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