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I wake up hot in the tent from the morning sun, peel off my sleeping bag and open the windows at 8h30. A lot of flies and a few yellow jackets are buzzing around my tent, especially when I'm boiling water for coffee and soup, so I have to keep the screens closed.

Breakfast is instant miso soup with dulse, two cups of coffee, granola, tamari almonds and dried apricots. Not much different there!

Before setting out on my longer afternoon hike to Bighorn Basin, I walk over to Coyote Springs, a half mile up the road from my campsite, to explore a little.