Howdy fellow trekkers! My name is Anna (trail name Spooky) and my favorite activities are sleeping and eating waffles! I hiked the first 1,200 miles of the PCT in the summer of 2018 and will be finishing the trail as soon as I can!
I'm back. I know, I wasn't really missed, but I have some serious tea to spill (as the kids these days say). Well, it's my own tea, and I just feel
Miles walked: 1,153, but I’m not currently on trail. Read on to find out why. I guess this is a more personal post about my Sierra experience than
Miles walked: 1,060 Audio: The sweet sounds of the Sierra, since both my portable chargers died and I needed my phone for the GPS. Whoops! Hearing
Miles walked: 700 Audio: see below I’m way sorry that I’ve been MIA for so long. I had reliable internet in Tehachapi (mile 566), but had no
Miles walked: 454 Audio: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban,
Miles walked: 265 Audio: The rest of "Blood Red Road" by Moira Young, "Alexander Hamilton" biography by Henry Jones Ford, various music (see links
Miles walked: 150 Audio: The rest of Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson, the beginning of Blood Red Road by Moira Young, SYML, Rooney, Sleeping at
Miles walked: 42. Audio: the first half of the novel Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson.
This is how I'm mentally preparing for my thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail!
Am I physically preparing for the Pacific Crest Trail? While many thru-hikers start hiking cold turkey, I've decided to focus on specific exercises and actions to help me prepare physically for the PCT, which I start in 100 days!