One Month Trail-a-Versary
On June 23 we hit our one month on trail, and here are some of our statistics for anyone that likes numbers. There are also several fun facts added in for your pleasure.
Miles Hiked: 558.5
Miles Left: 2,091.5
Average Hiking Speed: 2.75 – 3mph
Zeros Taken: 1 (unintended)
Wake-up time: 4:45-5:30 am
Bedtime: 7:45-8:30 pm
Cody– shoes, socks, shorts, pack
Most Used Phrases: “That breeze is nice,” “Shade!!!” “Wow, it’s hot.”
Items we wish we didn’t bring to the desert: T-shirts, leggings, camp socks, Cody’s puffy, Microspikes (Why did we think we’d ever be cold?).
Heatstrokes: 1 (poor Cody)
Liters of water drank: idk a million?
Favorite Town: Wrightwood or Julian
Cody– Spicy ramen with 2 scoops of PB & cashews
Kelsey– Cheddar broccoli pasta sides
Cody– beef jerky
Things we could not live without: Sunglasses, hats, sunscreen/zinc
More things learned about each other:
Cody– Kelsey’s resupply generally consists of way too much candy.
Kelsey– Cody kicks EVERYTHING, every rock on trail or stump, he stubs his toe. Probably 15 times a day.
We have only 140ish miles left of the desert and are beyond excited to move into some new terrain. We’ve looked ahead at the rest of the desert and we have some verrrrry long water carries coming up. Let’s hope they’re all easy peasy!
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