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Silkworm Chandeliers and Skyline Drive Sunrises: Days 75–79

Silkworm Chandeliers and Skyline Drive Sunrises: Days 75–79

Between heat and homesickness, Shenandoah National Park ended up being a real challenge for me, but it created space for lots of reflection.

Jun 15, 2024 : Mo Wynne
The Day After and Two Days Before

The Day After and Two Days Before

So Long and Thanks for all the Fish; Words Fell This one requires two introductions! Thank you to Douglas Adams - So Long and Thank You for All the Fish...

Jun 15, 2024 : Andre Audette
The GR5 days 4 and 5

The GR5 days 4 and 5

The GR5. The day of the hotel and the day of the border. Day 4 Distance: 32 km Sleeping place: city hotel Bergen op de zoom I woke up with...

Jun 15, 2024 : Lonit
San Juanderful

San Juanderful

The fearmongering regarding the southern San Juan section of the trail was real, and it was intense. While in Chama, I heard everything about the snowpack from “if you go...

Jun 14, 2024 : Katie Jackson
Blues Angels – Days 76 thru 80

Blues Angels – Days 76 thru 80

We were crossing some bog boards, I stopped for a moment and my mind wandered. The next moment I was laying on my side in the bog. Fortunately this was...

Jun 14, 2024 : Pot Luck
Momma Said There’d Be Days Like These

Momma Said There’d Be Days Like These

Embracing the brutality. Good golly. One week back on trail and I had the most challenging day in all my hiking. Type 2 fun for sure! But I did what...

Jun 14, 2024 : Kristine Hartlaub
Day 4: SASH #9 Virginia – The AT Gets Real – No More Walking in the Park

Day 4: SASH #9 Virginia – The AT Gets Real – No More Walking in the Park

“All right, stop whatcha doin' 'cause I'm about to ruin, The image and the style that ya used to…” The Humpty Dance, Digital Underground I actually slept fairly well in...

Jun 14, 2024 : Rick "Quiet Man"
Sunsets in San Jacinto

Sunsets in San Jacinto

I probably should have known that we might be in for a curveball after passing the reroute sign for livestock as we entered the San Jacinto Mountains As we ascended...

Jun 14, 2024 : Daniel and Lizzy
Doubt

Doubt

**This post is dedicated to the memory of Twinkle Toes, a hiker I met on Max Patch who unfortunately passed away at home a few weeks later. He was so...

Jun 14, 2024 : Liz
See Ya Later

See Ya Later

When I chose to blog and post publicly about my journey on the Pacific Crest Trail, my biggest worry was the disappointment I would feel and others may feel if...

Jun 14, 2024 : Autumn Hunnicutt