Bearcant's 2005 Pacific Crest Trail Misadventure
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Northern California
Starting: Section P5 - Above Road 40N45
Ending:  Section P9 - Rocky Knoll

Met a huge stream of Southbounders & flippers today - Shade, The Boat People, 1-Gallon, Skittles, Recess, Nickel, Jim Beam & Rain Queen. They all commented on the huge stream of Northbounders they had met today. The 2 main packs are passing each other, right on schedule.

Saw my 3rd bear tonight, a small juvenile who sprinted for cover upon seeing me. Good bear.

Did a 30+ mile day and was looking to camp at Masterson Lake, but I never saw it. Kept going. With no flat spots in sight I was forced to camp on the slanted ground under a large pine. This is going to be a rough night...


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8:07:45 AM
Mile: 1538

3:47:09 PM
Mile: 1562

6:03:13 PM
Mile: 1569
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