Tag Archive: cascades

8/26/17 – 100 Mile Run

Day 124 Miles: 2,356.91 to 2,379.52 Total miles hiked: 1,738.48 Today was a Pacific Crest 100 mile run going on. No we did not get crazy to add an insanely long race to… Continue reading

8/25/17 – First Frost

Day 123 Miles: 2,334.48 to 2,356.91 Total miles hiked: 1,715.87 It was bitterly cold overnight. The trees under which we camped protected us from the wind which we heard high in their crowns… Continue reading

8/24/17 – When August Throws a Tantrum

Day 122 Miles: 2,312.05 to 2,334.48 Total miles hiked: 1,693.44 (Plus 0.3 from Two Lakes to trail) The night was warmer than we expected but once again we didn’t make it without condensation… Continue reading

8/23/17 – Two Lakes

Day 121 Miles: 2,292.38 to 2,312.05 Total miles hiked: 1,671.01 (plus 0.5 miles to trailhead, plus 0.3 miles to Two Lakes) When a freshly brewed coffee is involved, the day never starts early.… Continue reading

8/22/17 – White Pass

Day 120 Miles: 2,277.03 to 2,292.38 Total miles hiked: 1,651.34 “Whom of our Washington hiking friends do you think we would meet on the trail first?” Dave asked yesterday. “Tim Nair,” was my… Continue reading

8/21/17 – The Dreaded Knife Edge

Day 119 Miles: 2,256.27 to 2,277.03 Total miles hiked: 1,635.99 Those of you who hiked with me before know that I am not particularly fond of narrow exposed ridges. Don’t take me wrong,… Continue reading

8/20/17 – Fabulous Mt. Adams Wilderness 

Day 118 Miles: 2,233.04 to 2,256.27 Total miles hiked: 1,615.23 We woke up to the morning darkness but by the time we were packed and ready to go, daylight arrived and sunrise over… Continue reading

8/19/17 – Huckleberry Feast

Day 117 Miles: 2,226.35 to 2,233.04 Total miles hiked: 1,592.00 I have to admit getting up from the comfort and warmth of the bed at Trout Lake Valley Inn was not an easy… Continue reading

8/18/17 – The Day We Timed It Right

Day 116 Miles: 2,202.74 to 2,226.35 Total miles hiked: 1,585.31 “I’m so comfortable right now,” I said when our alarm woke us from blissful sleep. “And I’m tired too.” “Do you want to… Continue reading

8/17/17 – Up and Up and Up We Go

Blog 8/17 – Up and Up and Up Day 115 Miles: 2,179.59 to 2,202.74 Total miles hiked: 1,561.70 It’s curious how miles can feel completely different from one day to another. Yesterday we… Continue reading