Ups and Downs

8-25-17, PCT mile 2518.3, 27.3 miles Last night, as we huddled around our jetboils in our puffy jackets in the bitter cold, we all said what our greatest fears were. I don’t know who’s idea this was, Agame probably. My fear was simple: death. Other’s  fears were not so obvious. The most glaring example was […]

Day 123: High on Huckleberries

8/24/17 26.0 miles PCT mile 2491.0 Last night was banquet night and it tuned out it to be kind of a flop. I wasn’t interested in drinking the beer I brought and J.D and Fluffy came in late as they were waiting for their clothes to dry in a broken dryer. We did have a […]

Day 122: Bussing It 

PCT mile 2465.2, 3.4 miles, 8-23-17 We took our time getting out in the morning. Fluffy had wanted to take a day off , but we had all agreed that we had to make a few miles today in order to stay on schedule to reach Canada on the 1st. As a compromise, we would […]

Day 121: Somethings Never Change

8/22/17 14.6 miles PCT Mile 2461.6 *The nobo hobos are back to civilization after an amazing 18 days floating down the Colorado river through the Grand Canyon. We had hoped to head back to the trail but the snow started falling early in the Sierra and the days are getting cold and short. Since we […]

Day 119: The Beauty Will Peak Your Interest

8/20/17 27.6 miles PCT Mile 2425.4 It was good to be back with the gang, except that they are all faster than me. Fluffy however has an injury and is slow like me. I knew it was bad when I was walking faster than him, as his legs are twice as long as mine.  We […]