Bearcant's 2005 Pacific Crest Trail Misadventure
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Oregon
Starting: Section F5 - Grassy Meadow
Ending:  Section F7 - Olallie Lake

Oregon is BEAUTIFUL! The Oregon section of the PCT thus far has been my favorite - easy grade, tons of water, cool weather, no bugs & amazing views.

The hike today wrapped around glaciated Mt. Jefferson, a mountain whose sheer mass rivals Shasta. The surrounding meadows were streaked with fiery red & yellow fall foliage. Stunning.

Double-timed it after lunch hoping to get to Olallie Lake before the store closed. Made it with only minutes to spare and got to enjoy a microwave burrito & beer before heading up to a great campsite overlooking Head Lake.

Olallie is the Native American word for huckleberry. My hands & mouth have acquired a purple hue from their delicious juice...


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