Love Letter to the PCT

Oh man, I met someone… and I gotta say it was love at first sight. I know it seems fast, but I’m falling hard. Right now it’s the early stages. You’re showing me your gentle, yet super-hot side. The little flowers you send up in the desert are just a taste of what you have to offer.

I know hard times are coming, that happens with any relationship. You’re gonna test me with your high sierra passes. But I think I’m up for the challenge. You are gonna try to push me away with the bugs in Oregon… but if I hold out… if I can make this last, I know you’ll show me your true self in Washington.

But for now, I’ll bask in the beauty of what you show me first. I’ll sing in your sands and thirst in your desert. I do so love a challenge. I’m gonna take it slow so I can make this one count.

Sorry, Wonderland and Timberline. You were amazing, and just what I needed at that time. But I think I’ve met the one.

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Comments 6

  • Christy reyes : Apr 5th

    Omg I love this love letter

  • Gail : Apr 5th

    Pure poetry, Caity!! Knew The sand, mountains with small treasures in their stark stony crevices you have to stop and look for ,star studded skies and coyote concerts would hook you! Mom

  • Gregory Stevens : Apr 5th

    Great thoughts, Caity
    L D

  • GR : Apr 6th

    Love this!

  • Justyne : Apr 6th

    I knew it was going to happen. It’s a different kind of beauty. My parents used to drag us out to those mountains every other weekend my entire childhood – the desert part, the rocky parts, and the parts that look like your typical forest. We never camped and always daytripped because my parents were city people who didn’t know how but they definitely appreciated it’s beauty. I’m so glad we get to live vicariously through you.

  • Mattie : Apr 6th

    So exciting!


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