Bearcant's 2005 Pacific Crest Trail Misadventure
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Oregon
Starting: Section E9 - Moraine Lake
Ending:  Section E13 - North Matthieu Lake

Summit! Left camp at 8, summitted South Sister & made it back to camp by noon. Incredible views & FREEZING temperatures at the top. The climb was slightly tougher then I had expected with a lot of loose rock & sandy soil. There was also a 'hikerjam' during my descent - I counted over 70 day hikers on their way up (a ranger told me last year on Labor Day there were over 300!)

Back on the PCT & worn out from the climb, I didn't make it as far as I had planned. Camped in a lava field just short of McKenzie Pass. Looking forward to hiking with mi familia manana...


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