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The Continental Divide Trail: Colorado

The Continental Divide Trail: Colorado

Finally! We made it to Colorado. After the fire closures in Carson and Santa Fe National Forests, lots of hikers were forced to skip up to Chama, New Mexico or...

Jul 2, 2022 : Kinsleigh Sawatsky
The Inescapable Coronavirus: PCT Days 47-50

The Inescapable Coronavirus: PCT Days 47-50

Day 47.  Miles: 18.0  Total: 784.3 I'm the first out of camp, but I take the first side trail back to the PCT. Feathers takes the JMT, and we arrive...

Jul 1, 2022 : Sibley
An Overdue Homage to Smugness

An Overdue Homage to Smugness

Smugness! 823 miles down, and I feel it necessary to make clear some things that may not have been explicitely and accurately represented in my previous posts. For those who...

Jul 1, 2022 : Mountain Goat
Mount Whitney, Altitude Sickness, and a Heli Evac

Mount Whitney, Altitude Sickness, and a Heli Evac

"Nothing can go wrong... AH NO IT ALL WENT WRONG!" Hey everyone! It's been a while since my last update. I believe that was in Wrightwood a few hundred miles...

Jul 1, 2022 : Alyssa Kroeker
SoBos in vortex

SoBos in vortex

I have made it to Washington! My start date was two days ago, but here we are still waiting in the SoBo vortex. I flew to Seattle via Reykjavik. It...

Jul 1, 2022 : Miia Tsunami
Decisions, decisions.

Decisions, decisions.

Our first 0, unusual but enjoyable!

Jul 1, 2022 : Eric and Hayley
Coriolis Effect

Coriolis Effect

7/01/22 Ok, I'm lost. Well, am somewhere. I remember something learned from school science light years ago: The Coriolis Effect. Water either drains clockwise or counter clock-wise. You can tell

Jul 1, 2022 : Naomi Brown
Angst?

Angst?

7/02/22 Angst? Really, most  understand. Met some 20-somethings schlepping the CT who had to "share".  Jeez, What are we:  unpaid shrinks? After a minute of  another's self-reflection, I wanted

Jul 1, 2022 : Naomi Brown
Someone Told Me Later the Snowpack is 500% (PNT pt. 5)

Someone Told Me Later the Snowpack is 500% (PNT pt. 5)

Intro Madness is something that creeps along the edges. It is a shadow in our periphery. A phantom. Some of us are born of it, and others will seek it...

Jun 30, 2022 : Jack Tracy
Don’t Forget to Enjoy the Little Things (PNT pt. 4)

Don’t Forget to Enjoy the Little Things (PNT pt. 4)

Walking out of Polebridge. Enjoy the Rain In the night a thunderstorm rolled lethargically through the valley. Little rain came of it, but the boom of thunder came from directly...

Jun 30, 2022 : Jack Tracy