Subject: 9/16, day 143, 23 miles,
Our campsite was beautiful last night, with the added benefit of warmth. We saw the moon rising through a ridge of trees above steep scree.
The trail took us back into the forest and mud, a slow up and down as we approached Badger Pass. We see hunters on the trail but no animals. We asked the last four hunters the weather forecast and they gave us the good news of sunny and warm;