The trail broke out of the woods today so I got some sun after a few hours of chilly hiking in the shade this morning. We entered the Goat Rocks Wilderness and it is so beautiful.

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We went over Cispus Pass at 6481′ and saw some mountain goats on the other side. They were hanging out farther along the trail, not too far above it, so I got fairly close.

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I also saw Mount Saint Helens in the distance after the pass. I’m not sure how far away it is exactly. And there was a waterfall at the headwaters of the Cispus River. It was just a super scenic section.

We stopped to camp in time for a view of the sunset on Mount Adams. 20.7 miles for the day.

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