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7/23/19 10:30 A

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Looks like a fun day Marty. Time for a puppy. Dalouise can show him the ropes .we got our Corgis so they could learn from our older pups .they are 11 now .and are really good boys. We got another puppy almostv3 years ago so he could learn from them. It's cool how they pick up the traits

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C&O Canal
Done: 41.8 miles
To-Do: 174.5 miles



Monday I went down to the river to read some scripture, brew a cup of coffee and to whittle.
It was an enjoyable relaxing afternoon...





















My old boy stayed home,, I so miss our times out together






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7/12/19 8:43 P

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Looks yummy!

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Pacific Crest Trail
Done: 2,667.2 miles
To-Do: 22.3 miles

Almost finished...
well my Fitbit died. Iím using an old fashion pedometer from Walmart. Who knows how accurate it truly is... since that is all I have, Iíll go with those numbers. Based upon past experience I would say itís not too far wrong.







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6/10/19 5:48 P

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Happy Birthday Dalhouise
He is 16 today .... 10 June













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3/28/19 9:32 P

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Great Photos Marty . You and Noni have lots of fun :)

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3/28/19 9:31 A

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As we left my friends house, I noticed the time and thought this would not be a pleasant drive, driving from one end to the other of Vancouver. An ah ha moment.. we have to drive past Burnaby Lake.. why not stop there to kill some time.. and the Costco is so close too. This way I can enjoy the birds and my wife can get her shopping fix in too. A win/win for all.

male Wood Duck

female Wood Duck

the mr and mrs Wood Duck

female Redwing Blackbird

male Redwing Blackbird. He came right at me, I think he was jealous because I was checking out his mate... no worries my little friend ...

Song Sparrow?

you old Coot you ! America Coot



So was Noni enjoying herself? What you think?
. Dance, dance as if there is no one watching... comes to mind

Me on the other hand am the more reserved one.

Costco.. went to buy a jug of milk only and to browse... left 146 dollars later...

Back on the road again... my wife is beginning to dose off, I notice in y preficial vision. Our route has a slight left turn to continue home or a stay in the right lane to go to the ferry terminal and Horseshoe Bay. I stay in the righthand lane... Noni all of sudden asks where are you going..? I guess she wasnít fully asleep ..
I had decided I wanted to take some more photos...

I see on the news that this ferry hit the terminal dock.. it must had happened just after I took this photo





















Back on the road .. all weekends must end..




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3/28/19 8:21 A

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Sounds like a busy but fun day . I like those kind of days
Great pictures :)

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Monday was another day I packed full since I was off.
My friend who lives in Surrey, is moving back to California... we wanted to drop in say our goodbyes and hug and be on our way. He also was giving us a couple of his orchids that he has had for many years.
We we left the house around 9 am and returned 8:30 pm.
I should had left earlier , we just missed them as they had taken their daughter to the airport.
I thought they were picking her up. .. oh well I left a note saying we would be back in the afternoon. It was now 11:30.
My wife mentioned that she had seen a posting about tulips in Abbotsford.. 35 km away... so off we went.... well itís still a month early and so nothing to see .. drove around looking at the farms and mountains.. enjoying the day.
Then I got a thinking.. there is this all you can eat buffet in the next town over, Chillwack, another 30 km and we havenít been there since 8 years ago. My mouth begins to water.. so we went.
Now Iím over stuffed...
Time to head back to Surrey... took the slow route, stopping to take pictures.. finally we make it to our friends home. Spend about half an hour chatting then head towards home. Time is approximately 4:30. When we leave his home. We drive towards Vancouver, traffic is heavy. I donít want to be stuck in traffic as we get deeper into rush hour so we stop off at Burnaby Lake to see the ducks and do a quick shop at the near by Costco. Traffic is thinning an hour later.
Sail through Vancouver.. stopped at Horseshoe Bay just to take some phots.
Almost home... Noni asked if we should not drop in and say hello to Mom. I was going to do that on Tuesday, but Iím often tired after work especially the first day back, so it was better to do it now. We spent about half an hour with her. Finally we are home.. Dalhousie has been a good dog .
I have so many photos.. how to select and only post a few? Always my Delma!

bad marty... my first plate

























Spring arrived here











Well Iíll stop here. Post again our stops at Burnaby Lake and Horseshoe Bay next time

That all you can eat buffet





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3/25/19 10:21 P

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Looks like a fun day ! Great pictures :) Love when Spring starts showing up !


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Sunday afternoon went on a hike with the Squamish Environment Society to look for signs of spring. We walked the Woodpecker Trail...
I didnít see any woodpeckers...

Pacific Crest Trail
Done: 2,050.6 miles
To-Do: 639.0 miles

. Noni my wife exploring

me with pad and pencil taking notes



a piece of Alder Tree .. the inner wood turns red once it is exposed to the air. I was told that Natives would use this to dye things red .

Lilly of the Valley?

Stinging Nettles

I do believe this is Bleeding Heart

on the underside you can paint pictures as art .. it looks like someone engraved their initials to declare their love for all time...
( not Noni and I) .. not that we donít have love for all time.

. Life is returning





our Dalhousie stayed at home, I miss our outings together. But this guy was happy to be with his mom ...

good old faithful America Robin was the only bird I saw. I heard a Crow squawking and seen this Wood Duck house, but not the Wood Duck






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Pacific Crest Trail
Done: 1,951.1 miles
To-Do: 738.5 miles

This chilly, breezy Sunday afternoon Noni and I went for a quick brisk walk around the pond


Guess what the trails look like..











that looks cold

But these look spring like





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2/18/19 8:21 P

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Nice pics Marty !

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Pacific Crest Trail
Done: 1,845.3 miles
To-Do: 844.3 miles

So this day is sunny and bright, and I finally got off the couch



























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Nice pics Marty Looks yummy. Looks like you are making great progress on your weight lose too :)

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2/5/19 10:48 P

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February 5, 2019 (Today)
Activity: 14,929 steps (6.9 miles)

Pacific Crest Trail
Done: 1,766.4 miles
To-Do: 923.2 miles















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Happy Lunar New Year

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Happy Chinese New Year













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12/22/18 9:28 P

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Beautiful photos Marty.
Hope you have a wonderful holiday emoticon

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12/22/18 2:56 P

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On the first day of winter, my true love and I went birding....

Dowitchers




Song Sparrow

Spotted Towhee


Red Wing Blackbird

Green winged Teal


domestic ducks that someone released





I havenít yet identified this one?

. Wood Duck


adult Bald Eagle

Juvenile Bald Eagle








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12/4/18 7:03 P

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Pacific Crest Trail
Done: 1,587.9 miles
To-Do: 1,101.6 miles

I went for a walk alone, but first the Dalhousie gets some outside time.






































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12/2/18 6:22 A

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Nice pictures Marty

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11/29/18 6:57 P

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3081 steps today



Guess who is not content just to sit inside all day




















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11/25/18 7:16 A

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very pretty Marty

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11/24/18 11:15 P

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Pacific Crest Trail
Done: 1,567.2 miles
To-Do: 1,122.3 miles

November 24, 2018
Activity: 4,253 steps (2.0 milesL

Not getting a lot of steps in, however I live in such a beautiful locationó all I have to do is to step out my door ... maybe go for a short drive from my home ... and a few steps from the car .... the beauty is everywhere. I donít need to go hiking, scrambling up mountains or other painful activity on my knee to get a sense of the wonders of creation.
So this afternoon it was decided that we were spending too much time on the couch....
SO










Ring Necked Duck

female Common Merganser
male Common Merganser















if I donít get moving more... Iíll be just like these Salmon













Not bad for only getting 4200 steps ..




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11/14/18 9:32 P

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Happy Anniversary

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Nine years ago this day









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Looks like a good walk :) As always great photos!

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This day I decided inspite of some soreness, that we should go for a short stroll near the river

















And the baby stayed home




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time to relax :)

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Tired - exhausted - sore and stressed...
Camp season is finished, I have received my last pay and now I am unemployed.
What does the future hold? There is much uncertainty.....

I will get back into the swing of posting as my life adjusts, but right now Iím burnt out



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Good job!

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October 1, 2018
Activity: 12,077 steps (5.6 miles)

Pacific Crest Trail
Done: 1,373.5 miles
To-Do: 1,316.0 miles







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How fun would that be!

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Where am I meeting you for coffee



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I am doing the walk across BC
168.4 mile done
1500.58 miles to go

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Iím 50% finished HALF WAY ....
Well almost
Pacific Crest Trail
Done: 1,346.7 miles
To-Do: 1,342.8 miles



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looks like fun Marty

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Pacific Crest Trail
Done: 1,193.4 miles
To-Do: 1,496.1 miles

Victoria to Campbell River 62 miles to walk
But Iíll be there in real life in two day... summer camp ends after breakfast tomorrow morning. I must cook breakfast and a staff lunch... and my relief cook is taking care of the staff party banquet in the evening. Then the next morning we wake up and drive to Campbell River..

Trans-Canada Trail .. 1677 miles to cross BC
Since August 10 th I have walked 102 miles. So I still have 1575 miles to walk









our friends own a sail boat and we had our first cruise with then a weekend ago





our captain

not going to get lost


I did realize how difficult it is to hoist a sail









Yes Iím happy




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I have done that before . I always like a reservation, hubby like to look around when he feels like stopping.Drives me crazy
Your trails seem fun.
ENJOY Your trip

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August 13, 2018
Activity: 10,875 steps (5.0 miles)

Traveling two trails at once ... gotta love the virtual life eh!

Starting in Victoria BC Iím heading north to Campbell River. This will take me right pass Nanaimo. Why ? Because August 29 Iím going there on vacation. From there I will just walk around BC exploring as I make my way to the East Coast.

My other walk on Walk4fun is on the ....
Pacific Crest Trail
Done: 1,106.2 miles
To-Do: 1,583.3 miles

Canada .. I love my country. I was born in Kingston Ontario and have lived in Saskatchewan, Alberta and BC. I have traveled coast to coast in real life. Never been to the Northern parts though.. someday. So as I walk I probably will have photos or stories to tell..

Victoria to Campbell River 164 miles.
As of today I need to walk 144 miles to reach Campbell River











I have a story about here.. my wife and I went to Victoria, we had booked our room but ended up going a day early.. itís the capital so there should not be a problem getting a room ... how wrong can one be. What we didnít realize was that a special convention was going on... all the hotels in Victoria were full ... No Vacancy! We had to drive almost back to Nanaimo to find a room here in Cowichan Bay . An expensive room at that. Our room in Victoria was available the next day when the convention ended. ( so Iím not making that mistake again, I have booked our hotel in Campbell River and our ferries to and from the island.. it is a Long-weekend and Iím not going early)



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Victoria looks like a fun place :)

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Two major hikes going on...

August 11
Pacific Crest Trail
Done: 1,098.0 miles
To-Do: 1,591.5 miles

Activity: 14,045 steps (6.5 miles)

Victoria to Campbell River 164 miles total
Today 151 miles to go

BC Parliament building in Victoria ... so one must stop and explore ..

My progress across Canada... it wonít be straight and quick but Iím on my way.
So much to see and do in Victoria. When we were there we went whale watching, walked all around the downtown area and ,the inner harbour. Listened to street musicians and went into the mini museum. We also went inside the Parliament building.

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Looks like a fun day Marty :)

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Pacific Crest Trail
Done: 1,036.7 miles
To-Do: 1,652.8 miles

I am off two days... yippie























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great pictures Marty :)

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Busy day at work and a long afternoon walk



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Great job on the steps! I can't get around like that anymore! Great pictures also. Is this where you live or are you out hiking? Looks like a great meal also:) emoticon

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Looking good Marty !

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July 11, 2018 (Today)
Activity: 22,469 steps (10.4 miles)

Pacific Crest Trail
Done: 888.3 miles
To-Do: 1,801.2 miles








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May 31, 2018
Activity: 20,609 steps (9.6 miles)

Trail: Pacific Crest Trail
Done: 614.3 miles
To-Do: 2,075.2 miles





even the Dalhousie join me for a short walk this evening













the dining room





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very nice

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May 17, 2018
Activity: 12,020 steps (5.6 miles)

Pacific Crest Trail
Done: 519.8 miles
To-Do: 2,169.7 miles













every morning I wake up at 6 am and Dalhousie comes to the couch where Iím reading and sits besides me. I rub him and cuddle for a few minutes, then I return to reading and he goes back to sleep. I love our morning routine



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It sure is beautiful there. Keep up the good work.

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April 24, 2018
Activity: 13,982 steps (6.5 miles)

Pacific Crest Trail. ... Strider019
Done: 359.9 mi / 775,222 steps
To-Do: 2,329.6 mi / 5,017,961 steps







Today was another fantastic time to sit on the swing


in case you have forgotten... Iím busy in the kitchen too



but even from the Kitchen I stop to look at the beauty that surrounds me



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Looks good Marty I just went with corned beef and cabbage it had potatoes and carrots in it too. And I made Irish soda bread. It was delish

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Today is St. Patrickís Day... I had to celebrate... donít you wish you were invited to my dinner party?









Noni did all this from scratch



green potatoes

Lamb

chicken and the lamb cooked on the BBQ

Tea Biscuit

So the menu was Lamb, chicken, rice, potato, asparagus, broccoli, tea biscuits and cake and green sparkling water ...



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Very nice.I don't have them here

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A mockingbird decided he wanted in my sunset shot.
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We have them here too. It took me a while to figure out what they were when they first showed up 3 years ago.I think they are beautiful :)

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The Lesser Goldfinches are arriving, finally. They are a little late this year.


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Great photos

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Monday I went for a little stroll to observe birds at Stanley Park Sea Wall Vancouver







Surf Scooter



Blue Heron

American Wigeon





Bufflehead



Barrow Goldeneye





February 26, 2018
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looks like a great day.

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Pacific Crest Trail
Done: 117.8 miles
To-Do: 2,571.7 miles

Iím taking it real slow, my knees are sore... what I did today certainly isnít going to help.



I went Geocaching up this mountain, bushwhacking as there is No trail to follow.












Geocaching



this was the first major scramble ... had already hiked a steep incline to get this part, then then climbing on hands and knees began ... just to find a Geocach

the top
the normal view, unless you climb

it was a fantastic day, but Iím feeling it now...



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looks like a fun day. I worked in the yard clearing debris from the gardens 17805 steps 7.58 miles and the garden is starting to shape up nicely

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February 3, 2018 Saturday all day....
Activity: 9,665 steps (4.5 miles)

Pacific Crest Trail
Done: 64.5 miles
To-Do: 2,625.0 miles

This day Noni and I did a day trip to Burnaby (Vancouver). It was very enjoyable
Some mall browsing and then a stop at a Regional Park to observe Birds...
Happy times


Noni celebrating her heritage

female Redwing Blackbird

male Redwing Blackbird

Long-billed Dowitcher

Green winged Teal

American Coot

male Wood Duck

female Wood Duck

Greater Scaup

... that is a lot

It was a good day trip



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Looks beautiful in pictures..nor sure I have the stamina to survive the cold like that anumore.Livinf in Florida for six years ruined my metabolism ūüėČ

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February 2, 2018 Ground Hog Day
Activity: 11,596 steps (5.4 miles)
Trail: Pacific Crest Trail

Pacific Crest Trail
Done: 59.6 miles
To-Do: 2,629.9 miles

Inspired to get out this day
I did not see a Ground Hog.... but I did see













just look at that view, itís breathtaking... really ... well maybe not this day

just following the trail

But then I became hungry... but I was prepared






Well I am soaked I was expecting snow and I got rain... nevertheless what a perfect outing





But once it is all said and done... on this Ground Hog Day, I would like to
do you agree



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Amazing

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February 1, 2018
Activity: 10,330 steps (4.8 miles)
Trail: Pacific Crest Trail. 53 miles in my Virtual hike

This afternoon I took a walk along the river next to the golf course









oh the trails that my feet have trodden

What did I see....

American Dipper

Hooded Merganser

Great Blue Heron


Bald Eagle ... I counted about 17 of them during my hike.

immature bald Eagle

Mallard Ducks

. Salmon.... husband and wife??






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Beautiful photos..food looks yummy too!!!

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Yesterday, I couldnít stand it any longer.. I went on my regular Dalhousie walk without the Dalhousie. I must try to walk this again daily if I can. There is always something interesting to see and to take a picture of...

January 26, 2018
Activity: 7,930 steps (3.7 miles)
Trail: Pacific Crest Trail










Happy to see












well I ate well


I had to bring a couple of my knives

But that was yesterday this is today
I might NOT be going out today



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sounds like fun. Hope you are enjoying your break from camp. How soon do you start back up again?

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Crater Lake Trail
Done: 36.0 mi / 77,544 steps
To-Do: 0.0 mi / 0 steps

Well one more virtual hike complete. It sure takes longer when you only walk a couple of miles per day.
Next I think will be the Pacific Crest Trail. I plan on a 12 months goal to complete

Pacific Crest Trail
Length: 2,689.5 miles
Steps: 5,794,294
Burns: 423,946 calories (121.1 lbs)
Hike from Mexico to Canada, through searing deserts and over snow-covered mountainsóthe PCT takes you through some of the wildest, jaw-dropping scenery in North America



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