PCT Days 114-115: Timberline Lodge to Cascade Locks

I was up bright and early to prepare myself for the breakfast buffet. Breakfast started at 7.30, which for me was almost the afternoon. Most days on trail my alarm wakes me up at 5am and I am already shoving Pop Tarts into my mouth before my eyes are fully open.
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Olallie Lake

PCT Days 107-113: Shelter Cove to Timberline Lodge

I left Shelter Cove around 7.30 and hiked the four miles up to Lower Rosary Lake, where I planned to camp.

It was dark by the time I reached the small lake, and there were already a couple of other tents pitched nearby with no sign of life within.

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PCT Days 103-107: Ashland to Shelter Cove

It took me a while to hitch back to the trail so it was around 10am when I finally got going.

The day before I had been enticed by a fantastic deal on a flight back to England next month. Perhaps foolishly, I impulsively booked it, inflicting upon myself a deadline of September 6th to reach Canada.
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PCT Days 97-102: Etna to Ashland

Leaving Etna around midday I was soon back amongst the high mountain ridges of the Russian Wilderness. Initially I was feeling great, and making fast progress until after a few hours when my stomach started giving me weird signals.
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