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

Day6 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 in… 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

Union Peak

Even here in Washington State the sun peeks out through the clouds once in awhile, and occasionally we get lucky and the sunny day aligns with a weekend. There are many places to… 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

Coconut Chia Pudding

To achieve a pudding like consistency, chia seeds have to be soaked for several hours. Which is not a bad thing, all you have to do is to mix the ingredients before you… Continue reading