Shadow Mountain Ranch
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... A flight attendant hails us asking if we are going to Seattle or Vancouver: Seattle. Elizabeth looks up at the digital screen and notices the departure time is 5:40. What?! Our tickets say 6am! Thank God we got here early, the plane has long since boarded and we are the last people on.
The boys settle into their seats, Julian curls up in his, as they play on their tablets. The ride is fairly smooth and relatively quiet, except for the ...
... and smelly ride for the passenger next to me on the flight to San Diego... I feel prepared for what comes ahead. I was able to catch up with Doc and Chaco (2 SOBO's from the AT 2013) a few miles in and to see them lifted my spirits. I don't want to admit it, but I do miss my family and friends. it just takes awhile to get used to the idea of a week camping, 20 mile days, and packing/unpacking everyday. So far, about 12 hikers. 3 seemed unprepared. ...
... body if I'm gonna be cranking out 17-25 mile days. Jay finally caught up with me at the Warner Springs resources center (he slept in). Many other PCT hikers arrived here as well for breakfast, showers, and laundry. Its like a reunion. Saw Lilia again. She is the Oregon woman who started with a huge monster pack that must have weighed 75lbs. She did a shakedown in Mt. Laguna and lightened up her load with a new pack ...
... and no shortage here
Visit the Arctic Circle, pan for gold and are told ancient lore
10 wheels a rolling as we head south
The Cassier Highway winds and resources abound
Timber and water and jade on the ground
We finally arrive in an American town
Our trip to Alaska was a wonderful thing
One I will always remember for the beauty we've seen
One to remember and write a poem about
Tingles at Tuttle Creek
... for these two hikers and they really screwed up our thus far perfect opinion of fellow PCT hikers. Later at Rodriguez road water supply, Dennis inadvertently sent Steve down a jeep road as he was sure the trail wasn't up the ways, but rather followed along the road. Dennis is still really upset with himself and would never forgive himself if Steve encounters problems. Keep an eye open for him and let Dennis know that it all worked out. Then ...