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Day 101: Impressive

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31. Juli    Cold Spring Camp (1308.5) to Butt Mountain Camp (1324.4)    We started from Cold Spring, one of the last and a really good flowing on-Trail watersource before Hwy 36 from where we would hitch into Chester - our…

Day 100: 1300

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30. Juli    Camp above Belden (1289.9) to Cold Spring Camp (1308.5)    18.6 miles    It was a long climb out of Belden. Nearly 4000 ft in 13 miles. We were lucky to have a lot of shade at the beginning. Later the…

Day 99: Ravy Belden

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29. Juli    Wood Camp (1273.1) to Camp above Belden (1289.9)    16.8 miles + 1 mile detour    Au! I just had to open a blister. Yes, a blister... Got it from my new shoes. Now I am lying in my tent and feel the…

Day 98: Bucks Lake

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28. Juli    Middle Fork Feather River (1251.5) to Wood Camp (1273.1)    21.6 miles    Short post because it's late:    Climbed more than 4000 feet today, swim in the cold Feather River was fast forgotten,…

Day 97: Feather River

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27. Juli    Wood Camp (1232.9) to Middle Fork Feather River (1251.5)    18.6 miles    I didn't sleep very well last night. My campsite was slightly angled, it was way too hot and it was too silent around.  Our…

Day 96: Moving the Line

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26. Juli    Wood Camp (1215.0) to another Wood Camp (1232.9)    17.9 miles    Today we met some speed hikers.  We stopped for lunch early after the first big climb and some downhill. A lot of hikers passed…

Day 95: Smokey California

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25. Juli    Sierra City (1195.4) to Wood Camp (1215.0)    19.6 miles    We went for breakfast into the Red Moose Inn. I had scrambled eggs with some veggies and bacon.  I wanted to send my umbrella ahead but…

Day 94: Sierra City

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24. Juli    Mule Ears Creek (1181.4) to Sierra City (1195.4)    14 miles    As every night I had to leave my tent for a pee. After I was back and snuggeling in my sleeping bag again I heard some noises in the Wood…

Day 93: Catching up

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23. Juli    Peter Grubb Hut (1162.9) to Mule Ears Creek (1181.4)    18.5 miles    I woke up and was still alive. In fact the table turned out to be quite comfortable at six in the morning. I carfully turned around…

Day 92: I like your pants

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22. Juli Squaw Creek Camp (1143.0) to Peter Grubb Hut (1162.9) 19.9 miles Scary... I am lying on a 60 cm wide table in the hut. Together with George who's 68 and quite good company. But he talks a lot and I am afraid of falling down…

Day 91: A long day

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21. Juli    Lake Richardson Camp (1120.8) to Squaw Creek Camp (1143.0)    22.2 miles    I was sitting close to the lake watching what was going on under the surface. I had my breakfast and was fighting against Mosquitos.…

Day 90: Hello NoCal!

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20. Juli    Susie Lake Camp (1103.9) to Lake Richardson Camp (1120.8)    16.9 miles    I already started the section called NoCal - North California - yesterday at Echo Lake. I heard rumors that a lot of hikers…