Category Archive: PCT 2017/2018

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

We’ve Got a Date

It’s the morning of January 24. Nearly two thousand hikers are swarming the Pacific Crest Trail Association’s web site. At 10:30 a.m. PST every one of them starts clicking away in a hope… Continue reading

You’re doing what?

      Ever since we announced our intention to thru-hike the Pacific Crest Trail, reactions are pouring in from our friends and family. Some people seem to be genuinely excited for us,… Continue reading

The Call of an Adventure

Have you ever considered walking the length of an entire country?  2,600-odd miles on a trail that visits some of the most amazing expanses of the American wilderness, and for days at a time… Continue reading