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( November 8th, 1980 to November 23rd, 1980 )

The route for Oklahoma
passed through or near:
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Robert Smith was the Oklahoma Coordinator for HikaNation.

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to claremoreHeading to Claremore
November 11, 1980 -- Day 214




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miningScenic mining operation
November 11, 1980 -- Day 214




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route60Route 60
November 12, 1980 -- Day 215

Not sure why we are in the middle of the highway median for a lunch break.


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pecansPecan trees
November 12, 1980 -- Day 215




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trailheadI-44 and Jean-Pierre trailhead
November 12, 1980 -- Day 215

After entering Oklahoma, we interrupted our easterly progress and actually hiked south to reach this recently constructed trail.

Hikers trek 2,000 miles in 7 months
by Don Hayden, Tribute reporter



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bridge"Elaborate" metal bridges
November 13, 1980 -- Day 216

In addition to metal bridges, portions of the trail were 6 feet wide and neatly mowed---bizarre for a trail to be that wide !!!!


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suspensionA mini-Golden Gate Bridge
November 13, 1980 -- Day 216




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suspension2A mini-Golden Gate Bridge
November 13, 1980 -- Day 216




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suspension3--closeupA mini-Golden Gate Bridge
November 13, 1980 -- Day 216




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stockade2Fort Gibson stockade
November 19, 1980 -- Day 222




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stockadeFort Gibson stockade
November 20, 1980 -- Day 223




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popcornPopcorn Party
November 20, 1980 -- Day 223

A popcorn and apple party at Camp Gruber ????


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cherokee sunsetCherokee Landing sunset
November 21, 1980 -- Day 224




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garbageRoadside garbage
November 22, 1980 -- Day 225




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cooksin hills dam csCooksin Hills Dam campsite
November 23, 1980 -- Day 226

Breaking camp on a rainy, dreary day.


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coordinatorsCoordinators
November 23, 1980 -- Day 226

Monty (on-site Hikanation coordinator),
Bob Smith (Oklahoma state coordinator),
and ???.


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ok--ark borderOklahoma--Arkansas border crossing
November 23, 1980 -- Day 226

Red carpet and champagne???


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border2Another border crossing view
November 23, 1980 -- Day 226



...on to Arkansas


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