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Hard Times

Hard Times

After my fiancé, Kara, and family left, I spent another zero day with the SOBO Bubble in Dalesville. The rain and wind from Hurricane Ian was not inviting. I headed...

Oct 6, 2022 : Drew Flickinger
Blood and Tears in the Sierras

Blood and Tears in the Sierras

Day 83: 19 miles. Sonora Pass to Lake Harriet I woke up at 5 when the resorts generator went on but fell asleep again and slept until 06.30. I went...

Oct 4, 2022 : Miia Tsunami
Hunger Sweetens The Beans

Hunger Sweetens The Beans

A decision to push miles led to a realization that I may have miscalculated my necessary food supply. Some trail magic saved me from what would have been a very...

Oct 1, 2022 : Drew Flickinger
Threat Level Midnight

Threat Level Midnight

After a few longer days of hiking, I “took the weekend off”. In actuality, I still hiked quite a few miles… but I had two great friends who joined me...

Sep 29, 2022 : Drew Flickinger
Feeling high at the Sierras

Feeling high at the Sierras

Day 78: Zero in South Lake Tahoe All night there was some latin music played at the campground and there were dogs barking and people shouting. I read in the...

Sep 28, 2022 : Miia Tsunami
Mountain Mama

Mountain Mama

After a pleasant day off at home, I returned to the trail and entered Shenandoah National Park. I had heard mixed reviews about the park, but it turned out to...

Sep 27, 2022 : Drew Flickinger
Coasting Through States

Coasting Through States

I crossed the Mason Dixon Line after some memorable last days in PA. My home state treated me well, but I was ready to take on the South. Maryland seemed...

Sep 23, 2022 : Drew Flickinger
Ashes to asses in Nor Cal

Ashes to asses in Nor Cal

Day 68: Zero miles. Burney to Old Station     I had breakfast at the spooky church with Fish and Nine Beers and went then to do my groceries, laundry...

Sep 19, 2022 : Miia Tsunami
Spoiled

Spoiled

The PA trail magic continued for the next few days. After leaving Aaron’s house, the weather greatly improved. I managed to spend the next few nights in comfort. Below I’ll...

Sep 16, 2022 : Drew Flickinger
Bears and Tears

Bears and Tears

Day 63: Zero in Etna I woke up automatically by the sunrise and went to a breakfast at the local bakery. Some man was wondering that there were no longer...

Sep 14, 2022 : Miia Tsunami