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Weeks 9/10: Washington Part 3

Weeks 9/10: Washington Part 3

The End That Came Too Soon Washington continued… Excited for the next 188 miles, my body sufficiently recovered, and my clothes washed it was time to begin the walk towards...

Sep 16, 2022 : Josh Barnhart
Week 8: Washington Part 2

Week 8: Washington Part 2

The Middle and Not So Good Washington Continued… This enlightened mood did change, however, the state was about to hand me my lowest days on trail thus far. The magic...

Sep 5, 2022 : Josh Barnhart
Week 6 (Minus a Day): Tehachapi! Toxins! Triumph! (Miles 570.2-702.2)

Week 6 (Minus a Day): Tehachapi! Toxins! Triumph! (Miles 570.2-702.2)

Back in the Backcountry  I'd like to say I woke at sunrise with a fire under my ass to push full speed ahead to Kennedy Meadows...but that would be false....

Aug 28, 2022 : LilyMG
Week 7: Washington Part 1

Week 7: Washington Part 1

The Beginning and The Beauty Walking towards Cascade Locks I kept looking over my shoulder. I was immediately attempting to use all my mental strength to engrave the memory of...

Aug 27, 2022 : Josh Barnhart

Day 46: 12.5 miles. Big Lake Youth Camp to Lava lake We woke up to a nice view but a lot of sandy condensation. It rained a bit at night...

Aug 26, 2022 : Miia Tsunami
Week 4: Oregon, I love you but..

Week 4: Oregon, I love you but..

Walking past the California|Oregon border I felt a sense of urgency to complete the state as fast as I could. I continue to remind myself that the northern terminus is...

Aug 4, 2022 : Josh Barnhart
Midpoint Reflections: Hiking with One Kidney, AT vs. PCT Comparisons, and More

Midpoint Reflections: Hiking with One Kidney, AT vs. PCT Comparisons, and More

I'm over halfway done with the PCT! Although I've fallen a few weeks behind with my regular journal-style blog entries, I recently crossed the midpoint of the trail. After a...

Jul 27, 2022 : Sibley
Day 2: Walking, Thinking (Miles 15.4-34.3)

Day 2: Walking, Thinking (Miles 15.4-34.3)

Toxic Plants and People My first night's sleep wasn't the most restful. There were helicopters all night, small critters rustling through beds of leaves, the swishy sounds of other campers...

Jun 6, 2022 : LilyMG
Quitting Before I Have Begun?

Quitting Before I Have Begun?

“You’re not going to like this, but I think we need to go further today than planned.” My husband (trail name Unfiltered) was sitting in the shade of an overlook...

May 10, 2022 : 4 Shirts
Adventures in Dehydration – Errr, I Mean Dehydrating (Part 1)

Adventures in Dehydration – Errr, I Mean Dehydrating (Part 1)

It's back to hiking in the desert and I'm doing my best to stay hydrated out here. When I'm not actively chugging water or shoving my face full of snacks,...

May 6, 2022 : Rachel Shoemaker