Hey there! My favorite trail greeting is howdy, and I know that I'll have lots of opportunities to say it this summer on the PCT. I can't wait to graduate from college and get on the trail! I'm one of those crazy people with very little to no social media, so if you want to follow along, this is the place to find me.
Week 5: Mind Set
Week 5 was a little different - I was on trail for only 3 days before taking a vacation from my vacation for the rest of the week to go to my
Week 4: Snow Day
This week was sandwiched by 20 mile days, but was filled with a more leisurely snow day in Big Bear Lake and spring break vibes at the Deep Creek hot
Week 3: Push and Pull
The trail is about challengeing yourself for most people. Certainly very few people come out here 100% ready for high mileages, nonideal conditions,
Week 2: Taking Candy From Strangers
White cargo vans and strangers offering me candy have lost their creepy connotation. In fact, now we call them the physical therapist (a lovely woman
Week 1: Cold Feet
Week 1 was full of literal and figurative cold feet. Literal Cold Feet The first couple days and nights I was plenty warm, with arms or legs or
T-minus 2 Weeks
Shakedown trip? Nah, I'm going on a european vacation.
That’s a Good Thing
Hiking up Mt. Si last week was absolutely the most joyful I have felt in awhile, and not because I have been totally miserable, but because on that day, the weather was awesome, the view was great, I was alone in the woods, my knee didn't hurt and I was on top of the damn world (mentally - Mt. Si isn't actually that tall).