Day 81: A Pleasant Surprise 

7-12-17, PCT mile 1628.1, 23.3 miles We didn’t get bit by any mosquitoes. Mostly due to my alertness and reflexes. Don’t ask Sarah about this, just take my word for it. Also, we aborted cowboy camping and set up the tent. That helped too. “I knew if we cowboy camped, you would go on and […]

Day 80: Why Can’t Etna Sleep In?

7/11/17 7.6 miles PCT Mile 1604.8 I woke this morning to the sound of a chicken cooing and a dog barking nonstop. Oh and we slept next to a road and despite Etnas small population a lot of cars were driving by at 5am. At 6am I gave up the dream of sleeping in and […]

Day 79: Click Click Crunch Crunch 

7-10-17, pct mile 1597.2, miles: 23 miles You wanna know what I think? I think you’re all fucked in the head! We’re 10 hours from the fucking fun Park and you want to bail out!? Well I’ll tell you something. This is no longer a vacation. It’s a quest. It’s a quest to have fun. […]

Day 78: Horseshoe Bend

7/9/17 24.8 miles PCT Mile 1574.2 We camped on a saddle between two ridges last night. We saw the sun set and then rise again the next morning. It’s become increasingly hard to get a decent amount of sleep as the days are much longer now. We sleep and wake on the suns schedule, and […]

Day 77 WTF PCT

PCT mile 1549.3, 25.2 Miles, 7-8-17 Here is a screenshot of the trail “North” of Mt Shasta: Notice anything unusual? Holy shit. This is a great example of why California is 1600 miles. Sure, let’s spend a day going west, finally turn North, then immediately lose every bit of progress by walking SOUTH for a whole […]