PCT : Here I come

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  1. Dustin Bise

    Dustin Bise Active Member

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    Well, I just got the awesome news that I am gonna be workin on the PCT this summer!! I am super excited to spend the season sweating my ass off in mosquito infested thunderstorms! But no seriously, I am gonna be doing my second americorp volunteer term on a back country trail crew. It has been a long time finding a job, but my patience paid off and I will be working @ my number 1 choice!

    I will be based out of northern cali part of the summer, and trout lake washington the rest. As of now I dont have a laptop but i hope to get one. Any1 down to chase steel on the small glacialy pissed river this summer? it looks like my work schedule is 8 on, 4 off, so i should have plenty of time to fish too!

    Just wanted to post this cuz im super stoked on the whole thing, so if u are in the position I was in just hold ur head high and keep after it, eventually ur har work will turn into much harder work! peace!
     
  2. Mark Walker

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    Way to go Dustin! Congrats on finally landing a job. Sweet one, too.
    Best of luck!
    :thumb:
     
  3. Jason Shutt

    Jason Shutt Dues past due

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    That sounds like a sweet gig, enjoy! This calls for a beer.
     
  4. Snake

    Snake tryin' not to get too comfortable

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    Kudos (BIG PROPS) to you!!

    Volunteering (a second time!) for conservation-based programs, rather than pursuing the all-mighty dollar?

    You're a hero of the first degree, in my book.

    Have an awesome summer. The skills and knowledge and friendships you will acquire will stay with you forever.

    And you are correct: Hard work pays off, and can be it's own reward. When it morphs into an unexpected good opportunity, double bonus!!
     
  5. Jim Henderson

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    Sounds like you should have a great summer!
    Hats off to you for your work with americorp.
    You might even come across some good wilderness trout water on the south side of Mt Adams.
    Jim H
     

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