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After leaving Mammoth Lakes we traveled through Tuolumne Meadows. We had a lot of rain and strong winds during these next five and half days. As we headed north we came to Highway 108, down the road a few miles was Kennedy Meadows North Resort. Guthook’s guide showed that although they had hot showers and a small restaurant, our resupply options would be very limited here. While hiking to the road we decided that we would test our luck and try to hitch 30 miles in the other direction down to Bridgeport, a much larger town with two grocery stores....

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Buddy Backpacker, Kennedy Meadows, Pacific Crest Trail, PCT, Sierra -

Here it is, the town we have all been waiting for! Well, maybe town isn’t the right word for this spot but we are here! There is water and grass everywhere and we are thrilled to have made it past the 700 mile mark and are still going strong! We left the trail at mile 702.4 and headed up the road into Kennedy Meadows, actually we skipped and sang a little song we made up the whole way- it was a real highlight of our trip so far! We were originally planning on staying with trail angel Tom, but we...

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