2652.6 / 2652.6 miles 100.0% Manning Park, BC
Thursday, August 16, 2018 6:29 pm
Location: Muddy Fork Sandy River (2109.0 miles)

Not particularly in a hurry this morning, I got up after 8 o’clock. Surprisingly stiff, I made my way downstairs to Timberline Lodge‘s dining room, where the breakfast buffet was in progress.

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018 5:04 pm
Location: Timberline Lodge (2096.9 miles)

I again didn’t set my alarm last night, though I got up around 6:40 today, and didn’t get started hiking for another hour. This was later than I wanted, but given the goal for today was going to be a “short” 20.7 miles to Timberline Lodge, I had plenty of time.

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018 8:10 pm
Location: Timothy Lake Campsite 2076.2 (2076.2 miles)

I opted to not set my alarm last night. I still got up around 6:20, which was not much later than I would have gotten up had I set my alarm (and then proceeded to hit the snooze button several times), so I considered it a win.

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Monday, August 13, 2018 7:09 pm
Location: Jude Lake (2049.2 miles)

The day started off overcast, with a cool breeze blowing. After a brief dip, the trail started a somewhat strenuous 2,000-ft climb over six miles, to the west, and then north, of Mount Jefferson, offering many great views of the mountain along the way.

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Sunday, August 12, 2018 7:30 pm
Location: Campsite 2029.6 (2029.6 miles)

It was cooler this morning, and I actually hiked for a while with long pants and my fleece, before the temperature warmed up enough that they weren’t necessary.

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