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September 23, 2012 in Outdoors

Robin Johnson, center, with his father, Frank, and mother, Dianne, during his PCT trek.

Supporting Robin Johnson on his trek was his mom, Dianne, who packed food bags with help from her granddaughter, Amelie.

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Robin and Frank Johnson climbed to the top of Mount Whitney during Robin’s through hike on the Pacific Crest Trail.

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Robin Johnson strides out over Fire Creek Pass in the Glacier Peak Wilderness during his 2012 trek to log 2,661-miles on the Pacific Crest Trail from Mexico to Canada.

Frank Johnson photo

Robin Johnson breaks camp in the Sierra-Nevada Range at Donahue Pass during his 2012 trek to log 2,661-miles on the Pacific Crest Trail from Mexico to Canada.