Aspiring thru-hiker, current LASHer, social worker in the in between. 1000 miles of the PCT in 2018, all of AZT in 2019 (work in progress). Heading out into the desert with my pack, one floppy hat, and my good friend Dump Truck. Follow along to see if we learn how to do this desert thing, and if a diet of 85% PBFit meets necessary nutrient requirements.
It’s like this - we wake up one morning and there it is, the Washington gray sky, fog over the pond, dew on my sleeping bag. I had kinda figured
So I've walked through all of Oregon, from the southern border with California up to Washington, through smoky skies and lava fields and endless
So we’ve gone 250 miles now, with the Sisters on the horizon and the soles starting to peel off my shoes, and the land around us looking more and
I just woke up in my little one-person progressively-worse-smelling tent, wandered to the actual bathroom! with actual running water! at this crater
Soon I'll be standing at the start of this bucket-list journey and as I weigh out baggies of hummus powder and dry broccoli it's got me thinking: why, exactly, am I doing this again?