I’m Wendy, trail name Serendipity. I thru hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2022. This year I continue the adventure on the Pacific Crest Trail. The AT was a life long dream. I was determined to hike every inch. I feel more open and relaxed about the PCT, will adapt as it comes. Excited to share the experience here with you.
When we reached Julian I headed over to Mom's Pie House for a complimentary slice of pie available to anyone with a current PCT permit. The folks who
I knew it was going to be rough at the start. I understood intellectually but forgot how that would feel in my body. My introduction to the desert.
Gratitude for a beautiful start on the Pacific Crest Trail with tramily from the Appalachian Trail. Strider and I met at the San Diego airport after
What happened? I stopped writing for the most part. Somewhere in the White Mountains. I shifted, immersed, experienced, delighted. Self
“I’m getting used to the idea of washing my face with cold water!” Two 20 something year old women stood at the hut bathroom’s cold running water
I’ve had the pleasure and honor of being in the right place at the right time for two impromptu interviews on the trail. One interview was with the
I’ve been noticing some internal shifts. They happened slowly, then all at once. I love that quote, or misquote, from The Sun Also Rises.
I was almost at the top of a ridge. I picked my way over rocks. The scent of honeysuckle and wildflowers surrounded me, filled my nostrils. Buzz of
I first heard the special language of the Appalachian Trail in the White Mountains. It was the early 2000s. A dear friend and I were hiking the
I reached Cosby Knob shelter at about 6pm. One of my first 20+ mile days. I started the day at Icewater Spring shelter. The tenting area at Cosby