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!
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
At this point, we are finishing up some final days of desert hiking, each day getting closer to Kennedy Meadows, a place on the trail known as a
On this day, I hiked a unique stretch of the PCT. CA Aqueduct in the Mojave Desert. PCT runs beside CA Aqueduct for a stretch. There is a
On this day, I was faced with deciding what to do in response to part of the PCT being closed (mile 374-403). This section of trail in southern CA