I hiked the Appalachian Trail northbound in 2017. I ended that trip with a love for backpacking, and have only grown more fond of it since then. I will be hiking the Pacific Crest Trail in April 2021. I will start in southern California and hike northward. Hoping to share some of that experience with you through this blog!
Woke up early this morning and thought how pretty the early morning light looked, shining on the mountains all around. I had slept at my favorite
On this day, the trail crossed up and over some of the most beautiful mountains I’ve seen in a while. I had planned to get up early to beat the
June 21- This day ended well! I was a little concerned earlier, not sure how long I could keep up enthusiasm for hiking so isolated. I barely saw
June 12- I got started early this morning, hiking in the cool shadow of a mountain, along a lake. I kept thinking about how peaceful and pretty it
June 6: After hiking up and down Mount Whitney, a friend and I rested, then made a plan for the rest of the day. We decided to hike a few miles
I heard someone stirring around midnight, packing their bags and starting off to catch the sunrise at the summit, but I did not want to get up yet.
View of the Sierras from Lone Pine. What a town to live in, to see those mountains every day! June 1- On this day, the goal was to hike towards
I woke up late, with the sun shining warm on my tent, which was good because there was a sheen of frost on the surface of my sleeping bag! I got
On this day, after doing some preparation things at Kennedy Meadows General Store (charging my devices, laundry, shower, eating breakfast), I packed
It is almost six weeks now that I have been out hiking on the Pacific Crest Trail. Sometimes before the trip I was asked, what are you most looking