Daniel and Lizzy

Me and lizzy met in 2019 and started dating in 2020 during the pandemic. The next year we hiked the Appalachian Trail together. It was the adventure of a lifetime. We got engaged on Franconia Ridge and finished our first they-hike on October 1. Since then, we have been doing seasonal work and saving up for our next adventure. Follow along as we hike from Mexico to Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail this summer.

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Mount Whitney

Mount Whitney

There is something about climbing tall peaks that makes you rethink your life choices. It was eleven PM when my alarm went off. You’ve

Jun 30, 2024 : Daniel and Lizzy
Mission Creek

Mission Creek

We packed out 4 days of food with enough snacks for a fifth day for this backpacking stretch. What we did not know was there was a ten mile stretch

Jun 22, 2024 : Daniel and Lizzy
Sunsets in San Jacinto

Sunsets in San Jacinto

I probably should have known that we might be in for a curveball after passing the reroute sign for livestock as we entered the San Jacinto

Jun 14, 2024 : Daniel and Lizzy
An Ideal Day on the PCT

An Ideal Day on the PCT

Our sixth day on the trail was about as ideal of a day thru-hiking that you can get. We got out of camp and were on the trail by six. A morning fog

Jun 8, 2024 : Daniel and Lizzy
The Journey to Julian

The Journey to Julian

Getting to the trail and starting a thru-hike is always a costly and stressful experience. It often feels like everything is going to fall apart and

May 31, 2024 : Daniel and Lizzy
The Approach

The Approach

We have come a long way from our first day on the AT. I remember how humbling it felt to wander around the parking lot at Amicalola Falls State

May 22, 2024 : Daniel and Lizzy