Started in Casandia Hotel in Skykomish rode 77 miles and climbed 5000' feet. Sleeping quarters with john, Ed and me in ink beds. Having breakfast outside of hotel before big day. Rode with Fred, john today pick a side trail that was great no cars and trees for miles. Took many breaks along the way. Just 3guys talking. Banana slugs waterfalls , red fruit along the trail. Made to the top where pct crosses road. All down they said to bottom. Stopped for three hours where Don fell. We re adjusted johns gear and rode on. Stopped along the river control took some pictures. Went to dinner had beer bread, rice, chicken , and jumble berry pie.