9/4/17 – Broken Bridge, Downed Trees, Steep Climb… and Smoke

Day 133 Miles: 2,491.03 to 2,511.96 Total miles hiked: 1,870.92 Morning at Lake Sally Ann was peaceful. The lake’s surface was still, glass like and the rocks on opposite site reflected in beautiful… Continue reading

9/3/17 – Lake Sally Ann

Day 132 Miles: 2,471.37 to 2,491.03 Total miles hiked: 1,849.99 We got little bit short of our 20 mile goal today but for a good reason. It was impossible to pass the beautiful… Continue reading

9/2/17 – Lake Janus

Day 131 Miles: 2,461.62 to 2,471.37 Total miles hiked: 1,830.33 Can four adults squeeze on a backseat of a passenger car? Well… I’m not sure how comfortable it would be in the beginning… Continue reading

8/31/17 – Stevens Pass

Day 129 Miles: 2,447.70 to 2,461.62 Total miles hiked: 1,820.58 Clouds hugged the peaks above Glacier Lake in the morning, steered by light breeze they contoured mountain sides. It was a nice show… Continue reading

8/30/17 – Glacier Lake

Day 128 Miles: 2,425.33 to 2,447.70 Total miles hiked: 1,806.66 The smoke lifted overnight and for a change it was easy to breathe. I appreciated the clean air, we had 6,000 feet to… Continue reading

8/29/17 – It’s Raining Ash

Day 127 Miles: 2,405.35 to 2,425.33 Total miles hiked: 1,784.29 Today we continued hiking in the smoke. It was thicker and the air carried the scent of burn. Views were even more limited… Continue reading

8/28/17 – Miles, not Smiles

Day 126 Miles: 2,390.66 to 2,405.35 Total miles hiked: 1,764.31 Some days the terrain is rough or steep and it’s a game of physical endurance. Some days are challenging mentally (mostly long forest… Continue reading

8/27/17 – Snoqualmie PassĀ 

Day 125 Miles: 2,379.52 to 2,390.66 Total miles hiked: 1,749.62 Home sweet home! We slept surprisingly well considering the amount of runners who passed our site during the night. Even at 5:00 in… Continue reading

8/26/17 – 100 Mile Run

Day 124 Miles: 2,356.91 to 2,379.52 Total miles hiked: 1,738.48 Today was a Pacific Crest 100 mile run going on. No we did not get crazy to add an insanely long race to… Continue reading

8/25/17 – First Frost

Day 123 Miles: 2,334.48 to 2,356.91 Total miles hiked: 1,715.87 It was bitterly cold overnight. The trees under which we camped protected us from the wind which we heard high in their crowns… Continue reading