My name is Morgan, but you can call me Juicy. I am thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail and I am a soon-to-be Electrical Engineer. I was born without a left hand and through my blog updates, I hope to show that hiking is something everyone can enjoy! Feel free to also follow my adventure on my personal blog www.baloghikes.com or my Instagram page @baloghikes.
My first section into the desert! There are long water carries but beautiful sunsets as I hike from Kennedy Meadows South to Tehachapi. I’m so
I’m so happy I was able to finish the Sierras! It was weird to be a flip-flopper for a moment. But thankfully I did it this way, because a few days
My Trek from Bishop Pass to Kennedy Meadows South This is a weird one. I’m continuing my day count from Bishop Pass and not including my many off
After talking to the Ranger in Tuolumne Meadows yesterday, we understood that we could take the bus down into the Valley and stay one night at the
I had originally titled this post “Back on the PCT baby!” But that quickly needed to be changed when we received the news that the entire state of
We have to miss 700 miles because Northern California is closed. So we tried to make an adventure out of it, called a side slice, and visit the
Only a few days from Mazama Village Store in Crater Lake to Ashland! I also walk through real smoke for the first time. Day 52 Miles: 26.5 We
Day 47 Miles: 26 I woke up and packed my stuff up. We were leaving today! We all stood in line for the breakfast burritos we missed
Day 40 Miles: 10 (out of Timberline Lodge) Mousetrap, B-, Meghan and I figured out, by talking to NOBOs, that the roads to Ollalie Lake were open.
Eagle Creek is a beautiful route and I highly recommend it to everyone. The trail workers have clearly put so much time and effort into fixing it