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PCT 2007 Day 30 – Onofre State Beach – San Diego, CA

PCT 2007 Day 30 – Onofre State Beach – San Diego, CA

Stage 30 4-24-07 Onofre State Beach – San Diego (KOA) 74.39 miles; 1782.74 total miles 12.2 mph; avg. 6:04 hours 70’s and sunny Well yesterday I was an idiot and didn’t think I needed sun screen on my arms, hands and neck. They were cherry red all day. To help the arms and hands, I wore my gloves and a […]

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PCT 2007 – Day 29 – Redondo Beach – Onofre State Beach

PCT 2007 – Day 29 – Redondo Beach – Onofre State Beach

Stage 29 4-23-07 Redondo Beach – 74.57 miles; 1708.35 total miles; 12.4 mph avg.; 5:58 hours 70, sunny Late last night I went to use the spa at the hotel. I could have sworn the lady getting out was naked. I was outside the spa, which was housed in its own room. Just as I made the corner, I saw […]

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PCT 2007 – Day 28 – Thousand Oaks – Redando Beach, CA

PCT 2007 – Day 28 – Thousand Oaks – Redando Beach, CA

Stage 28 4-22-07 Thousand Oaks – Redando Beach 60.52 miles; 1633.78 total miles; 12.1 mph avg. 4:58 hours Overcast and most cloudy, a few sprinkles I got a good night’s sleep but 6 AM came much too fast. I showered, packed, and had breakfast (brownie, mini powdered donuts and strawberry/cranberry juice). So healthy I know! I was on the road […]

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PCT 2007 – Day 27 – McGrath State Beach – Thousand Oaks, CA

Stage 27 4-21-07 McGrath State Beach – Thousand Oaks 30 miles; 1573.26 total miles ?; mph avg. ?; hours (computer stopped working for a while) Sunny, 70 I was up late reading my book and listening to music on my Zune. But that didn’t stop me from getting up right at 6 AM. My stove ran out of fuel while […]

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PCT 2007 – Day 26 – Refugio State Beach – McGrath SP

PCT 2007 – Day 26 – Refugio State Beach – McGrath SP

Stage 26 4-20-07 Refugio State Beach – McGrath SP 65.03 miles; 1543.26 total miles; 13.3 mph avg.; 4:52 hours Rain in AM, clearing as day went on. Low 60’s. I had a nice fire last night which was the second in a row. I sat and wrote a bunch of emails by the warmth of the fire. Two cats came […]

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PCT 2007 – Day 25 – Pismo Beach – Refugio State Beach, CA

PCT 2007 – Day 25 – Pismo Beach – Refugio State Beach, CA

Stage 25 4-19-07 Pismo Beach – Refugio State Beach 78.79 miles; 1478.23 total miles; 13.9 mph avg.; 5:38 hours 50’s, some wind Today was a long day but I didn’t feel it. I had 3 climbs but 2 of the 3 were very gradual, so they were not very hard. The second one on Harris Grade Road was the tough […]

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PCT 2007 – Day 24 – San Simeon Village – Prismo Beach SP

PCT 2007 – Day 24 – San Simeon Village – Prismo Beach SP

Stage 24 4-18-07 San Simeon Village – Prismo Beach SP 60.75 miles; 1399.44 total miles; 14.3 mph avg.; 4:14 hours Sunny, some wind, high 50’s to low 60’s My night in the hotel was well spent, since the wind was blowing hard throughout most of the night. I slept well and was up at 7. I partook of the free […]

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PCT 2007 – Day 23 – Pfeiffer Big Sur – San Simeon Village, CA

PCT 2007 – Day 23 – Pfeiffer Big Sur – San Simeon Village, CA

Stage 23 4-17-07 Pfeiffer Big Sur – San Simeon Village 67.42 miles; 1338.69 total; 12 miles mph avg.; 5:36 hours Partly cloudy in AM; clear and sunny in PM; high winds after noon Last night just after I turned out my light, I heard a critter go by my tent and checkout my camp area. I’m not sure who it […]

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PCT 2007 – Day 22 – Sunset Beach – Pfeiffer Big Sur SP

PCT 2007 – Day 22 – Sunset Beach – Pfeiffer Big Sur SP

Stage 22 4-16-07 Sunset Beach – Pfeiffer Big Sur SP 70.29 miles; 1271.27 total miles; 11.8 mph avg.; 5:55 hours Sunny, windy, high 60’s I woke up to the sound of sirens in the strawberry fields next to me. I think they were to scare off the birds. My tent was very damp from the condensation. I had breakfast and […]

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PCT 2007 – Day 21 – Half Moon Bay – Sunset Beach SP

PCT 2007 – Day 21 – Half Moon Bay – Sunset Beach SP

Stage 21 4-15-07 Half Moon Bay – Sunset Beach SP 72.77 miles; 1200.18 total miles; 13.4 mph avg.; 5:25 hours Sunny, high 60’s Well my tent didn’t blow down last night with the crazy wind we had. I slept well despite the wind and raging surf just over the dunes. Today’s stage was mostly flat with one climb early and […]

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