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Day 135: Oregon Skyline Trail

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3. September    Forest Road Camp (1875.8) to Shelter Cove (1903)    Approx. 20.4 miles on OST    I woke up and had to go to the bathroom. It was already early in the morning so I left my tent without the headlamp. Reaching at my rainfly…

Day 134: First rain

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2. September    Forest Camp (1855.9) to Forest Road Camp (1875.8)    19.9 miles    I woke up to a light drizzle. Light drizzle?? Was it raining?? It was raining!  And it was cold. I stayed in my sleeping bag. It was already seven but…

Day 133: It's cold in Oregon...

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1. September    Forest Camp (1837.2) to another Forest Camp (1855.9)    18.7 miles    It was cold and I was freezing in my sleeping bag. I didn't want to leave it. Bridget and Jack who camped nearby seemed to feel the same.    It was…

Day 132: Crater Rim Alternate

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31. August    Mazama Village (1818.4) to Forest Camp (1837.2)    Approx. 10 miles on Rim Alternate    After a nice dinner with a whole bunch of hikers yesterday I had a good nights sleep.  Climbing High, Breakthrough and I were wandering…

Day 131: Crater Lake National Park

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30. August    Creek Camp (1796.8) to Mazama Village (1818.4)    21.6 miles    I smelled smoke the whole night and in the morning there was a little bit of ash on my tent.  Later, in Mazama, I heard that there was a fire behind the border…

Day 130: Run, run, run

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29. August    Fish Lake Camp (1771.0) to Creek Camp (1796.8)    25.8 miles    It's been a long day and I am tired so this is only a short post.  In the morning I said goodbye to viewfinder and waited patiently for a ride to the trailhead.…

Day 129: Fish Lake Resort

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28. August    Spring Camp (1752.7) to Fish Lake Camp (1771.0)    18.3 miles + 2 miles detour    I woke up as usual, had breakfast and started packing.  Viewfinder with just a hammock was much quicker than myself and hit the trail before…

Day 128: Between watersources

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27. August    Spring Camp (1728.0) to another Spring Camp (1752.7)    24.7 miles    The last night has been very quiet. No animals came to the pond nearby for a drink.  I started hiking around eight. My first goal of the day was Hyatt…

Day 127: Leaving a hiker's paradise

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26. August    Callahan's Lodge (1716.1) to Spring Camp (1728.0)    11.9 miles    I woke up after a very comfortable night. I was sleeping on clouds. After a fantastic breakfast consisting of fresh fruits, hash browns and scrambled eggs…

Day 126: Callahan's Lodge

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25. August    Scary Camp (1710.0) to Callahan's Lodge (1716.1)    I woke up to some female voices. Were some wiches dancing around the monument? I sat up in my tent and checked the surroundings. Couldn't see anyone. A dream?  Suddenly some…

Day 125: Welcome to Oregon!

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24. August    Ridge Camp (1691.1) to Scary Camp (1710.0)    18.9 miles    Soup and I planned on camping together last night but somehow he had missed the campsite. I stayed and set up Camp alone. Later I was joined by Aviator. She took…

Day 124: Goodbye California!

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23. August    Camp near Bear Spring (1673.7) to Ridge Camp (1691.1)    Soup and I were both not in a hurry this morning. I missread the maps and predigted a 13 miles waterless stretch for today. Later I found out that there was a lot of…