8/9/17 – Wouldn’t be a thru hike without a little stomach bug

Day 107 Miles: 2,116.14 to 2,132.79 Total miles hiked: 1,491.75 I really really wanted to be in Cascade Locks tonight but there is only as much as you can do when you are… Continue reading

8/8/17 – Upset Stomach

Day 106 2,099.53 to 2,116.14 1,458.49 + 16.63 = 1,475.10 Something felt off in the morning. I felt very tired from the moment I woke up, but I pushed through it, and packed… Continue reading

8/7/17 – Breakfast Buffet

Day 105 Miles: 2,088.97 to 2,099.53 Total miles hiked: 1,458.49 It was about 6 p.m. last night when we met several southbounders not more than 5 miles past Timberline Lodge. We asked them… Continue reading

8/6/17 – Dozer Loves Thru Hikers

Blog 8/6 – Dozer loves Thruhikers Day 104 Miles: 2,066.58 to 2,088.97 Total miles hiked: 1,447.93 We continued hiking through the green tunnel today and the one time a view of Mt. Hood… Continue reading

8/5/17 – Hiking the Green Tunnel

Blog 8/5 Day 104 Miles: 2,043.05 to 2,066.58 Total miles hiked: 1,425.54 Refreshed after the enormous amount of food we consumed yesterday and a good time chatting with fellow hikers for the entire… Continue reading

8/4/17 – Getting around Whitewater Fire

Day 103 Miles: 1,992.58  to 1,998.36 Total miles hiked: 1,402.01 The trail angel that was supposed to pick us up today never showed up. We had great breakfast consisting of cinnamon buns and… Continue reading

8/3/17 – Big Lake Youth Camp

Day 103 Miles: 1,980.08 to 1,992.58 Total miles hiked: 1,396.23 + 0.80 miles to Big Lake Youth Camp After enjoying two zero days in Bend, where we hanged out with our friend Aaron… Continue reading

7/31/17 – Sister’s Wilderness, hiking at its finest

Day 99 Miles: 1,956.32 to 1,980.08 + 0.53 to Lava Campground Total miles hiked: 1,383.73 Our task for today was to walk through Sisters Wilderness. Volcanos everywhere. Lupine covered meadows. Hundreds of butterflies.… Continue reading

7/30/17 – No Reflection in Mirror Lake

Day 98 Miles: 1,932.77 to 1,956.32 Total miles hiked: 1,360.17 My imagination pictured fabulous reflections when I saw Sisters Mirror Lake on Halfmile app. It sounded exactly like a place I could spend… Continue reading

7/29/17 – Halfway There

Day 97 Miles: 1,908.21 to 1,932.77 Total miles hiked: 1,336.62 1,325. It is an strange number to celebrate but PCTers who come this far do. It means that we have successfully completed half… Continue reading