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

The Call of an Adventure

Have you ever considered walking the length of an entire country?  2,600-odd miles on a trail that visits some of the most amazing expanses of the American wilderness, and for days at a time… Continue reading

I Had a Dream, I Lived It

Dave and I completed our John Muir Trail thru-hike in August 2014. Since then I have been working diligently on recounting the amazing experience in writing, and I am excited to announce that… Continue reading

Skyscraper Mountain

On my drive to Sunrise the nature teases me with a beautiful view of Mount Rainier. Soft clouds rise from the valley and the sun filters through them. It’s a picture perfect morning.… Continue reading

South Sister Cloud Show

“I really hope we can go backpacking this weekend,” I say as I flip through weather forecast for four or five destinations we had on mind. The prognosis is not good. Summer seems… Continue reading