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First Time Posting: Going to Hitchhike from Seattle to Mexico

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by AfterOutlandishness, Apr 14, 2018.

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    Hey everyone!
    I Just made an account, although I have been lurking here for a while. I'm Canadian, just finished my undergraduate studies and I decided that I will hitchhike from Seattle to Mexico this coming June. I will be hitchhiking the entire way and maybe hopping a freight. I will also be camping most nights. I guess its quite early to ask, but if anyone would like to join me during any part of my travels, send me a pm! I will probably be on the road for 6 months and I will mainly stick to the 101 or 1.
     
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    Welcome to STP - and do have fun and be safe on your journey. We have lots of resources set up here for info on equipment and other info as well. And it would be cool for you to meet up with other travelers in the areas you are too.
     
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    101 or 1 will be a breeze in summer time. There is a wealth of information about hitching that route on here.

    Welcome.

    Also, not going to see any freight going that route. All tracks are inland.

    You will have a blast, and see the BEST areas in the country. Done it plenty of times myself. West coast life. Good luck
     
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    Oh I had no idea there were no freight, oh well. Maybe I'll head over inland. Thanks!
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    Just to clarify a tiny bit.. You'll find freight trains along the 101/1 from San Jose on down. They're just not really a thing north of SF on the coast, unfortunately. They're not as abundant as they are inland but there's a few.
     
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    yeah if inland for trains I-5 through oregon is easy hitching and decent folks
     
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    Welcome to STP..... Safe travels....
     
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    In Sea-town now, I am hitch hiking the opposite way.
     
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    Looking for ride from pueblo, Colorado to Laffette, Indiana... New here so apologize not sure where to post...