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PCT WA Day 6 - Townday

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Trout Creek (2224.3) to Forest Road 23 (2229.4) 5.1 miles Boom! Another big drop was hitting my tentfly. It was raining every now and then during the night and whenever it wasn't the tree above me was dripping as hell. The night wasn't quiet…

PCT WA Day 5 - What to do?

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Blue Lake (2205.8) to Trout Creek (2224.3) 18.5 miles The campsite I had chosen once again had a bit of an angle. I had realized that too late when everything was already set up. Anyway, the night at Blue Lake was not too bad and no wonder…

PCT WA Day 4 - A taste of Washington

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Panther Creek (2182.6) to Blue Lake (2205.8) 23.2 miles It was 6 am when I opened my eyes and I realized I had to get moving. I closed my eyes again for a couple of minutes. Maybe if I had known what kind of day was waiting for me I just would…

PCT WA Day 3 - Meeting people

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Rock Creek (2166.7) to Panther Creek (2182.6) 15.9 miles Something was shaking my tent! Or better: something was trying to get into my tent! Half asleep I turned around and thanked Therm-a-rest for the noisy mattress. The sound was enough…

PCT WA Day 2 - Up and down

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Stream Camp (2153.5) to Rock Creek (2166.7) 13.2 miles When I woke up I tried to be quiet and stay inside my tent a little longer. I didn't want to wake Robert up. And so it was already 8 am when I hit the trail. Way too late for the more…

PCT WA Day 1 - Another world

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Cascade Locks (2147.6) to Stream Camp (2153.5) 5.9 miles Did you know that there's a city called Vancouver in Washington? Well, I didn't until I made plans to stay for a couple of nights with my friend Viewfinder. I had met her on the trail…