Monthly Archive: June, 2017

6/28/17 – Perfect Campsite

Day 66 Miles: 1,416.54 to 1,432.10 Total miles hiked: 848.25 My body works in such mysterious ways. My Achilles was acting funny all day yesterday, I thought I strained it, and I was… Continue reading

6/27/17 – Burney Falls

Day 65 Miles: 1,408.80 to 1,416.54 Plus 0.26 miles to Burney Falls State Park Campground Total miles hiked: 832.69 The taxi we thought we would take back to the trailhead did not run… Continue reading

6/25/17 – 6/26/17 – Double Zero

Days 63 and 64 Miles: 0 We did not plan to take two zero days in Burney but my feet needed to heal before continuing our journey through the lava fields of Northern… Continue reading

6/24/17 – Record Breaking Heatwave

Day 62 Miles: 1,389.59 to 1,408.80 Total miles hiked: 824.95 Our makeshift campsite under a juniper tree was very comfortable and if it wasn’t for the thread of another very hot day, we… Continue reading

6/23/17 – Feels Like We Are Back in the Desert

Day 61Miles: 1,367.17 to 1,389.59 Total miles hiked: 805.74 When we finished the desert part of Southern California I was happy to leave the scorching sun and long exposed waterless stretches behind. My… Continue reading

6/22/17 – How Not to Cross a River

Day 60 Miles: 1,347.78 to 1,367.17 Total miles hiked: 783.32 Two months on the trail. Time flies here. The day started with the usual alarm ring at 4:45 a.m. Most of the morning… Continue reading

6/21/17 – Lassen NP

Day 59 Miles: 1,332.22 to 1,347.78 Total miles hiked: 763.93 Some mornings getting up does not come easy. Today we woke up on a soft, comfortable dirt next to a singing stream, and… Continue reading

6/20/17 – On the Move Again

Day: 58 Miles: 1,328.85 to 1,332.22 Total miles hiked: 748.37 Many things could have gone wrong today, or at least not smoothly, but they haven’t. Driver from Rancheria Transport picked us up at… Continue reading

6/19/17 – Playing Catch Up

Day 57 Miles 0 Sage Stage bus company opened at 8:00 a.m. Dave was on the phone with them few minutes later, checking the status of reservation I submitted for the Susanville bus… Continue reading

6/18/17 – The Long Way to Reno

Day 56 Miles: 0 “We can get a ride to Bishop,” Dave said. “Maybe all the way to Reno. I’m going to find out details.” It was 8:30 on Sunday morning and my… Continue reading