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PNT day 52 - Chuckanut Drive & Bay View Road

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Lily Lake Camp (922.0) to Bay View State Park (937.1) 15.1 miles The group was active very early and so I ended up starting hiking before 7 am. But it was good as we were all heading towards the famous bakery of Bow. The trail went downhill…

PNT day 51 - Breakfast and British Army Trail

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Sketchy Camp (910.4) to Lily Lake Camp (922.0) 11.6 miles Although my chosen campsite was a bit creepy I had a good nights sleep and didn't want to leave my cozy bag when my watch said it's time to do so. I had no more breakfast stuff and…

PNT day 50 - PNTA and first ocean views

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Approx. 5 miles on the Rail Trail and 12 miles on primary route to Sketchy Camp (910.4) Big surprise when I started packing this morning: Indie, Hummingbird and Rip showed up! It was great to see them again. They had stayed for a couple of…

PNT day 49 - Cascade Trail

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Approx. 15 miles on the Burpee Hill Road Alternate While the main route of the PNT led into the mountains again I had decided early on to stay in the valley and hike the so called Cascade Rail Trail Alternate. About 22 miles of a nice and flat…

PNT day 48 - Concrete

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Silver Creek Camp (819.9) to Baker Lake Road - Concrete (830.0) 10.1 miles I woke up after one of my best trail nights ever! Silver Creek Camp has been so peaceful! Nevertheless I was a bit disappointed as I had no mountain view in the morning.…

PNT day 47 - Swift Creek Trail & Baker Lake Trail

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Swift Creek Trail Camp (798.2) to Silver Creek Camp (819.9) 21.7 miles When I woke up everything was wet and damp. I already had some practice with packing up my stuff inside my tent and I think I am quite good at it. I started hiking and…

PNT day 46 - Lake Ann Trail

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Hennagan Pass Camp (777.0) to Swift Creek Trail Camp (798.2) 8 miles hiking, rest hitching Last night I had tried to pick a good campsite for sunrise on the pass. Why did I worry at all? I woke up because it was surprisingly warm and I needed…

PNT day 45 - Chilliwack Trail

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Twin Rocks Camp (761.0) to Hennagan Pass Trail Camp (777.0) 16 miles Somehow I didn't sleep well last night but I don't know why. I was up before 6 am and had breakfast in my tent. I tried to be as silent as possible to not wake up Rocks and…

PNT day 44 - Big Beaver Trail

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Pumpkin Mountain Camp (741.4) to Twin Rocks Camp (761.0) 19.6 miles Rocks and Cara showed up late yesterday evening. We ended up leapfrogging today and camped in the same spot again. After a wonderful sunrise above the mountain today's…

PNT day 43 - Ross Lake

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Highway 20 Spur Trail (735.2) to Pumpkin Mountain Camp (741.4) 6.2 miles Slowly I packed up my stuff at Ravensong's Roost and said goodbye to the other hikers. I was wondering if I could get a ride to Ross Lake quick. Minutes later I stood…