2280.1 / 2652.6 miles 86.0% Miriam Fire Detour: Coyote Trail - Upper Lake Creek Trail Jct

[Sept 20] Done! It’s been an epic adventure. Post backlog will catch up over the next week or two.

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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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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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