7/20/18 – Bathtub Floor

Day 30 Miles: 1,033.74 to 1,022.01 In the morning we were greeted by mosquitoes but it is a lovely one otherwise. Close to our site a stream bubbles by. Hummingbird flies by several… Continue reading

7/19/18 – First Thunder

Day 29 Miles: 1,050.03 to 1,033.74 Morning at Kinney Lake is a nice one. The smoke has cleared some, its remnants are far away, and the sun that rises through them makes colors… Continue reading

7/18/18

Day 28 Miles: 1,064.37 to 1,050.03 The tent walls are drenched in condensation. We’re packing carefully, trying not to touch them. When everything is out of the tent and out of danger of… Continue reading

7/17/18 – Tamarack Lake

Day 27 Miles: 1,081.90 to 1,064.37 The morning sky is crimson today as the sun rises through the layer of smoke. The fire is far away, on the West side of Yosemite, unfortunately… Continue reading

7/16/18 – Showers Lake

Day 26 Miles: 1,090.76 to 1,081.90 Hiking the PCT is not always about the miles you make, or the sights you see. Often the most rewarding experience comes from meeting unique and amazing… Continue reading

7/14/18 South Lake Tahoe

Day 24 Miles: 1,099.74 to 1,090.76 We only have 10 miles to walk today. Our alarm is set for 4:30 a.m. so that we can greet the new day and do some sunrise… Continue reading

7/13/18 Aloha Lake

Day 23 Miles: 1,108.53 to 1,099.74 Waking up to a sunrise over an alpine lake is like a dream. I listen to the soft sound of the morning waves gently touching the shore.… Continue reading

7/12/18 Lake Fontanallis

Day 22 Miles: 1,123.31 to 1,108.53 The mosquitoes are super bad this morning. They swarm and bite and we pack in a hurry and try to outrun them. We are only partially successful,… Continue reading

7/11/18 – Strolling

Day 21 Miles: 1,140.76 to 1,123.31 I’m surprised how warm it is in the morning. The temperature dropped in the evening, I even reached for my puffy, but now it’s pleasant again. The… Continue reading

7/10/18 – Tahoe Bound

Day 20 Miles: 1,153.38 to 1,140.76 The hard bed in our tiny lodge room is super comfortable. I wish I could take it with me on the trail. There’s not much to it,… Continue reading