Don on July 31st, 2016

Here is a link for a photo album of my recent hike of the Pacific Crest Trail from Dunsmuir to Truckee.  

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Don on July 30th, 2016

Thursday: (07/28) Labeling and organizing photos. Made some Facebook posts for my PCT hike. Signed up for a hike with my hiking group tomorrow. Lou mad portobello mushroom eggs Benedict for breakfast, In a large mushroom she added meatloaf, eggs and sauce or cheese and baked them.  Lunch at Gourmet Haus Staudt in Redwood City. […]

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Don on July 27th, 2016

Wednesday: (07/27) Up at 0520 broke camp and loaded my backpack for train travel (Poles inside, all outside pocket stuff inside, empty excess water.  I made it to Truckee a day early at about 0630. I had gotten a ride from the trailhead. I had breakfast at the Wagon Train Coffee Shop then went to […]

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Don on July 26th, 2016

Tuesday: (07/26) I had 20 miles to hike today to make it to Highway 80 at Truckee. Because I would be arrived late due to the distance, I didn’t go in to Truckee since most motels would be filled already. I camped at the  Highway 80/PCT trailhead at MM1157. I arrived too late at 1930 to get […]

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Don on July 25th, 2016

Monday: (07/25) Left early by eating a trail breakfast rather than going to the Red Moose.  Above is the Yuba River where i crossed it as i let Sierra City. Later in the morning some smoke came in due to fires elsewhere in the state. Above is Milton Creek. I camped at MM1177 hiking  18 […]

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Don on July 24th, 2016

Sunday: (07/24) Above is the Red Moose Cafe where i enjoyed breakfast on the deck. Had WiFi at store and on deck at the Inn where I’m staying? No cell at all. Above ar lunch, a 1/2 lb burger and fries,  and dinner, a huge pastrami sandwich. A nice day off. GPS: 39.568527, -120.626857

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Don on July 23rd, 2016

Saturday: (07/23) More views from the top. Most of the trail is along a ridge above 7000 feet. More snow in the area. An everything view. mountains, lakes, snow… and a nice panorama view on the right above. Finally over the top near Sierra Buttes and a long 7 mile downhill trek on the side […]

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Don on July 22nd, 2016

Friday: (07/22) More ridge top walking today. A nice panoramic view from the top above left. A bouquet of flowers on the right. Views from the top. Even some snow. Anothr nice flower and more good views. I camped at MM1215 hiking 18 miles today. Only 19 miles to Sierra City. The ridge is above 7000 […]

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Don on July 21st, 2016

Thursday: (07/21) A view of the river from the bridge as I depart. I passed the 2000 kilometer marker. See why I take few selfies.  i’m enjoying a little rest stop above left. i also passed another interestng marker where the miles are 1234.5. I camped at MM1233 hiking 14 miles today. The climb out […]

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Don on July 20th, 2016

Wednesday: (07/20) Morning on the deck at Buck Lake. A wonderful breakfast. Most the my fellow hikers at breakfast. On the right re are hosts terry and Nancy with one of the hikers, Dilly Dally in the middle. The bridge over the Middle Fork of the Feather River and a look down from it above. […]

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