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PNT day 37 - Into Pasayten Wilderness

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Cold Springs trailhead (614.2) to Old Tungsten Mine Camp (637.4) 23.2 miles After a wonderful breakfast Clint gave me a ride up the mountain to the Cold Springs trailhead. I skipped the climb up to 6000 ft along a hot mountainside. If my foot…

PNT day 35 & 36 - Palmer Lake

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Oroville (578.3) to Palmer Lake (595.8) 17.5 miles It is nearly 11 pm as I write these lines so this blogpost has to go quick. I left Oroville and hiked for about one mile on the Similkameen Trail. The rest of today's hike should be roadwalk…

PNT day 33 & 34 - Oroville

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Bench camp (575.3) to Oroville (578.3) 3 miles The birds sang and I could hear them through my ear plugs. Same for the traffic on the highway in The Valley. I was nearly out of water and so I started my walk into town quite early. Oroville…

PNT day 32 - Swanson Creek Road & Whistler Canyon Trail

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Havillah church camp (550.0) to bench camp (575.3) approx. 20 miles due to alternates Today's hike was meant to be easy, mostly flatish and downhill and the only problems I would face were my aching foot and a lack of proper water sources…

PNT day 31 - Bonaparte Lookout & Havillah

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Lake view camp (533.0) to Havillah church camp (550.0) 17 miles Guess what?! This morning I woke up and the sun shone on my tent! Yes!! The night on the mountainside had been very quiet and I enjoyed a quiet morning with a good granola breakfast. A…

PNT day 30 - Bonaparte Lake

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Road Camp (521.3) to Bonaparte View Camp (533.0) 8.7 miles I was lying in my tent trying to get comfortable. It wasn't easy on the side of the road. There wasn't too much traffic but I could hear the people talk in their backyard. And then…

PNT day 29 - Cougar Creek Road

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Sweat Creek Trailhead (510.1) to Road Camp (521.3) Around lunchtime I got a ride from Artie - one of the PNT trail angels of Republic - to Sweat Creek trailhead. I left Republic with mixed feelings as I got to really like this small cowboy-style…