Sunday August 11, 23.5mi/37.8km
Swanson Creek Road/Church (550.0/3461ft) to Oroville (578.2/942ft) (WA) -4.7mi alt route
I had an amazing breakfast with Diana and Steve, and then we said our goodbyes. I started with the dog, Sirius Black. He is a huge wolfhound!
Steve was even generous enough to drop me off back on the trail. (Thanks!!)
I started walking at 9am, and most of today was on dirt roads. I only saw three cars.
I stopped for lunch, and then 2nd lunch at a nice ledge with some views of the valley below.
There were thunderstorms in the distance, they didn’t seem to be moving closer though. I had a relaxing stroll downhill to the highway to town.
The Okanogan backcountry horsemen had made a fancy sign for the trailhead, it was a beautiful carved wooden one.
And the first PNT highway sign I’ve ever seen!
The walk into town was two miles on a busy highway. The town of Oroville seemed nice.
I walked up to the only motel in town, and it was such a welcoming sight on their sign!
I promptly checked in, showered, and then went across the street to the Pastime Brewery for dinner. Zero day tomorrow!