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September 16, 2016 – Suttle Lake Loop and US 20, OR to Sam and Kelly’s house, Silverton, OR

I found myself wide awake and deep in thought around 3 AM. It’s starting to hit me that the trip is almost over and I’ll be getting back to city living. There are many pros and cons with this, the … Continue reading

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September 15, 2016 – Buck Creek Road and US 20, OR to Suttle Lake Loop and US 20, OR

There were a couple of times during the night that I was woken by a bunch of coyotes howling at the moon. This was a pretty awesome experience and unfortunately I wasn’t quick enough to record it on my phone. … Continue reading

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September 14, 2016 – Juntura Hot Springs, Juntura, OR to Buck Creek Road and US 20, OR

It got quite cold last night and I needed to go full mummy in my sleeping bag in order to stay warm. I woke up a few times during the night because of the cold and then when it was … Continue reading

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September 13, 2016 – Jim and Gayle’s house, Eagle, ID to Juntura Hot Springs, Juntura, OR

I had a pretty awesome 10 days or so off in Boise. My whole purpose of coming at this particular time was to go to my friend Brandon’s wedding. In doing so I ended up hanging out with some old … Continue reading

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September 2, 2016 – Arock Rd and US 95, OR to Jim and Gayle’s house, Eagle, ID

I slept great but woke up with all of my mosquito bites itching pretty bad. It’s about 7:30 when I get out of my tent and the sun is already up and shining bright. Traffic is minimal along US 95 … Continue reading

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September 1, 2016 – Sand Pass Road and US 95, NV to Arock Road and US 95, OR

A couple more vehicles pulled into Sand Pass Road last night, but didn’t seem to mind that a tent was set up right there. It was pretty cool out all night, eventually I had to climb into my sleeping bag … Continue reading

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August 31, 2016 – EBARA International Corporation, Sparks, NV to Sand Pass Road and US 95, NV

At some point in the night a car drove back to the area I was camped. I heard doors open and shut multiple times, but sounded like just one person based on footsteps. I had my hand on my knife … Continue reading

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August 30, 2016 – Strawberry Valley Guard Station, Plumas National Forest, CA to EBARA International, Sparks, CA

Kyle and Chelsea usually wake up at 6 and get on the road by 6:45, which works out great for me because I need to make up some mileage from yesterday if I’m to make it to Boise on Friday … Continue reading

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August 29, 2016 – Kevin and Jon’s house, Sacramento, CA to Strawberry Valley Guard Station, Plumas National Forest, CA

I ended up spending 11 days and 12 nights in the Sacramento area. Kevin and I were college roommates and we seemed to pick up right where we left off having a bunch of fun together. Everyday that him and … Continue reading

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August 17, 2016 – Lassen National Forest, CA to Kevin’s house, Sacramento, CA

After 10,000+ feet of elevation gain yesterday I slept great. I was thinking I may encounter some wildlife in the night since I’m camped around 7000 feet, but nothing disturbed me. Also didn’t hear any traffic driving by on the … Continue reading

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