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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. 943 more words

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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. 1,079 more words

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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 light enough out to see I wanted nothing to do with getting up. 847 more words

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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. 801 more words

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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. 836 more words

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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 evening. 841 more words

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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. 1,511 more words

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