Josh Barnhart

a confused engineer working as an EMT who likes to spend all my free time outside. come follow my flip-floppin’ journey of the Pacific Crest Trail!

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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

Aug 4, 2022 : Josh Barnhart
Week 3: California, I will return.

Week 3: California, I will return.

Part 1 My tired eyes woke up to the rustling of other hikers at 04:30 in the morning, who were wasting no time to get the hell out of California.

Jul 23, 2022 : Josh Barnhart
Week 2: Bonus Miles and Exhaustion

Week 2: Bonus Miles and Exhaustion

Leaving Mt. Shasta with an ungodly amount of food to conquer the next 100 miles, I was prepared to blaze full speed to Etna. My feet were happy and

Jul 14, 2022 : Josh Barnhart
Lessons Learned – Week 1

Lessons Learned – Week 1

The First Stretch Mile Markers: 1419.0 - 1501.3 The first 6 days swiftly came and went. The miles were long, the heat was substantial, and the

Jul 6, 2022 : Josh Barnhart
Flip Flop— life and the trail

Flip Flop— life and the trail

Hectic! Life has the uncanny ability to ruin my plans. It is the never ending cycle of creating my life plan then having it blow up in my face,

Jun 30, 2022 : Josh Barnhart
WHY am I even doing this?

WHY am I even doing this?

I do not know my why.  It seems so many people know exactly why they are attempting the Pacific Crest Trail–  or any long trail for that matter. For

Jun 28, 2022 : Josh Barnhart