I’ve been pushing 20-22 miles a day since leaving Mount Laguna. Today was difficult. Most of the trail was covered in rocks, that made my feet ache. On top of that, it was much hotter than the past few days and the heat radiated off of the rocks. Continue reading “Days 9-10: Warner Springs to Paradise Cafe”
I got a great night of sleep on the tavern floor. I was warm and didn’t get interrupted by my tent collapsing! All of us got up about the same time and started to push the tables back in place and clean up any messes we made. The tavern crew came in and served coffee too! Continue reading “Days 5-8: Mt Laguna to Warner Springs”
I stayed with a large group of hikers at a Trail Angel’s house, Scout and Frodo. Trail Angels are people that assist hikers throughout the trail. About 30 of us were dropped off at the Southern Terminus at 7am by our Trail Angel host and volunteers. The start of the PCT! Continue reading “Days 1-4: a tale of extremes”
The Pacific Crest Trail crosses deserts, lava fields, snow capped mountains, forests and too many rivers to count. Starting at the California-Mexico border, it snakes its way through Oregon and Washington, ending at the Canadian border. Continue reading “The Journey Begins”
This is the year! I’ve talked and researched and day dreamed about the PCT (Pacific Crest Trail) for a number of years and am finally acting on this. Finances, gear, physically, and mentally, I am ready for this challenge!
Continue reading “The Plan”