Category Archive: PCT 2017/2018

5/3/17

Day 10 Miles: 115 to 131  In the desert you have two best friends. Water and wind. Water is infrequent and often cached in barrels so coming upon a natural creek is real… Continue reading

5/2/17

Day 9 Miles: 109.2 to 115 Imagine a town where local sherif comes to a campground in the morning and offers hikers a ride to a post office which is 1.2 miles away.… Continue reading

5/1/17

Day 8 Miles: 105 to 109.2 So sadly today we had to say good bye to most of our trail family as they were moving up the trail while we were moving to… Continue reading

4/30/17

Day 7 Mile: 91 to 105 The temperature fell considerably during the night. It was cold in the morning as well. But the cold didn’t last long. The sun was upon us as… Continue reading

4/29/17

Day 6Miles: 77 to 91 The road was eerily empty at 5:45 in the morning. I saw it stretching into the distance and I truly felt the remoteness of the small community far… Continue reading

4/28/17

Day 5 Mile: 68.2 to 77 Not much sleep was to be had at our tent city at mile 68.2. The wind came again during the night and gusts rattled our tents. Once… Continue reading

4/27/17

Day 4 Mile: 47.5 to 68.2 It had to happen. We are in the desert after all. And it happened today. I was zooming down a very pleasant downhill, the sort of grade… Continue reading

4/26/17

Day 3 Mile: 37.2 to 47.5 We decided to sleep in today. Mt. Laguna was less than 4 miles away and the post office where we needed to pick up our resupply box… Continue reading

4/24/17 – 4/25/17

Days 1 – 2 Two full days on the PCT and still no snake sighting. That makes me happy.  The temperature stayed bellow 70 degrees the entire two days and our steps were… Continue reading

Progress

Sunshine did not make an appearance in the Seattle lately and the constant rain has successfully transformed us into homebodies. I miss the mountains, the rustle of the wind and the songs of… Continue reading