7/23/17 – Mazama Village

Day 91 Miles: 1,806.39 to 1,818.43 Total miles hiked: 1,234.56 (Plus 1 mile to Mazama Village) Getting up today was not super easy. A group of younger hikers came to our site late… Continue reading

7/22/17 – More Blowdowns and Mosquitoes 

Day 90 Miles: 1,789.48 to 1,806.39 Total miles hiked: 1,222.52 Morning was beautiful today with alpenglow on trees near our tent. We usually don’t see alpenglow from the window of our tent but… Continue reading

7/21/17 – Mosquito Paradise

Day 89 Miles: 1,770.70 to 1,789.48 (Plus 2 miles from Fish Lake Resort back to trail) Total miles hiked: 1,205.61 The morning welcomed us with its so far typical morning chill. It sucks… Continue reading

7/19/17 – A Long Day

Miles: 1,725.61 to 1,750.26Total miles hiked: 1,166.39 So far we didn’t have much problem with condensation, this morning was the only second time on this trip when we woke up with the walls… Continue reading

7/18/17 – Afternoon Hiking is Always Hard 

Day 86 Miles: 1,715.17 to 1,725.61 Total miles hiked: 1,141.74 Our Ashland stay ended up super busy. So busy indeed that I did not find time to dedicate it a separate blog entry.… Continue reading

7/16/17 – Ashland

Day 84 Miles: 1,693.57 to 1,715.17 Total miles hiked: 1,131.30 The balls of my feet have been hurting lately as we started putting more miles in over a rocky terrain. Yesterday especially my… Continue reading

7/15/17 – Welcome to Oregon

Day 83 Miles: 1,671.20 to 1,693.57 Total miles hiked: 1,109.71 The wind that scoured the neighborhood of our site last night eventually died out and when I woke up in the middle of… Continue reading

7/14/17 – The Big Climb

Day 82 Miles: 1,653.43 to 1,671.20 Total miles hiked: 1,087.34 “Shall we stay for breakfast?” Dave asked just before we went to bed last night.  Real food sounded good but the cafe did… Continue reading

7/13/17 – Obstacle Course

Day 81 Miles: 1,626.56 to 1,653.43 Total miles hiked: 1,069.57 Today was not the most scenic hiking day and we hiked nearly 27 miles and I’m falling asleep as I type this so… Continue reading

7/12/17 – Wildflowers, Waterfalls, and Annoying Snow Patches

Day 80 Miles: 1,607.87 to 1,626.56 Total miles hiked: 1,042.70 We left camp before Robin and Ulrike who camped with us even stirred in their sleeping bags. I had high hopes for today.… Continue reading