Prom 5683 11/18/2019




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Cool morning and shade but it will warm up.
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The first part of this hike should be fine. It is on PCT.
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Water is way down there.
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Nice hills around.
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John on PCT.
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Our group before we will separate. Afra and Beth will stay low. Where is Wayne? He is already making a trail for us.
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Starting in wash.
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We tried this prom about two and half years ago but did not make it. Too much brush everywhere.
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But today we have Wayne and Mark with loppers to clear our way.
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Wit is thinking; should I stay or should I go?
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This hike is either for masochists or (Monday) maniacs. Others stay home!
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Made it to the saddle. We can see the other side.
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Now, the real climb up is in heavy bush.
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Is it going to clear?
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Clear patch for a short break. Wit is staying here.
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We are pushing up.
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Leslie is climbing up not down.
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We made it up! Mark from back, his pants still hold.
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Others are coming.
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John is here.
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It seems to us that we have done something impossible.
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We are all happy.
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Now it is a way down. That should be easier.
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Are we still on our new trail?
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The biggest credit goes to Wayne. He made it easier with his loppers and muscles.
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We are all back. Beth left earlier.





Hike Rating: Difficulty: 3.6 Technical: 3.9 Scenic: 3.5 El. 1900'