Wrong Way

Start: Suiattle River
Camp: Dolly Vista Camp
Distance: 13 miles

I made my first wrong turn today. After short cutting by using the old PCT log crossing of the Suiattle I found the PCT and headed north, back down to the Suiattle, not realizing I had already joined back up with the main PCT route. I walked five miles extra but I got to see some huge trees along the way and the tread is great, some of my favorite trail so far.
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It was snow free almost all the way here to Dolly Vista, which is huge. I don’t even have to camp on snow! I got everything ready for tomorrow – lunch and breakfast are soaking, my meals and snacks are set aside, the rest of my food is repacked – so that when the morning sun hits I’ve no reason to dally. I’ve got my first blister, in between my big toe and index toe, on my left foot.

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