Start: Vermillion Valley Resort
End: tentsite at mile 888
Miles covered: 10 (+1.5 from the ferry back to the PCT)
PCT mile marker: 888/2652
Highlight: Swimming near Silver Pass Lake. (Honorable mention: Paint Your Wagon made another appearance, this time driving the ferry and whistling, “You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby.”)
Biggest challenge: Evil, bloodsucking demons.