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Before PCT 2016

Day -17: A trip to get the mail

I'm writing this 3 days after the fact.  :P Mailbox Peak is a 9.4 mile round trip, +4,000 feet elevation gain, with the summit at 4,822. . I got up, was about to go out the door, chatting with my friend Shaunne online...

I'm writing this 3 days after ...

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Day -28:  planning food with mom

Today was very productive.   Mom and I sat down with Yogi's guide and created a food plan.  We planned/discovered things like: Each day initially is 3000 calories. How many days to ship me food for, and where. What parts of the trail...

Today was very productive. &nb...

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Day -33:  SACRILEGE!!!

Exactly TWO modes of transportation are allowed on the PCT: Hiking Equestrian I just spent 30 minutes at Snoqualmie pass watching hundreds of people with SKIS taking advantage of the Pacific Crest Trail.   Not only that, but CHAIRLIFTS and SNOWBOARDS as well....

Exactly TWO modes of transport...

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