When I left camp this morning, I had a panoramic view of Mounts Rainier, Adams, and St. Helens. Then I said goodbye to them and moved on to views of Mount Hood, which I will see for the next while.

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It had been pretty windy all night and continued this morning. On some exposed sections, I had to walk leaning half over to keep moving. The wind seemed to suddenly depart after lunch though.

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The trail so far in Oregon is gorgeous compared to Washington. The path is wide and level dirt. Even walking across a boulder field, the rocks had been magically cleared and a flat path appeared. (Magic = trail maintenance volunteers.)

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I did 20.9 miles, ending in the dark. I really need to start getting moving a little earlier in the mornings.