Summary of Week 1 on the PCT

It was still dark outside when trail angel Scout directed us and 30 or so other hikers to cars that would be dropping us off at the PCT southern terminus. As we whizzed along the highway, it still felt surreal to me that we were actually starting our 6 month long hike. We arrived at […]

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Scout and Frodo

It’s about 8am Friday morning. Lora and I quickly packed up our meager belongings in our hotel room and slowly make our way to the front desk for check out. Behind us was the complimentary breakfast offerings which to our amusement, had an automatic oatmeal dispenser and a large warning sign “DON’T MICROWAVE THE BOILED […]

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What is the Pacific Crest Trail?

So for our friends and family who have heard the news, we are thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail on March 25th, 2019. We’ve been getting quite a few questions about what it is, our planning process and strategy. We will hope to answer all those questions below! First off! what is the Pacific Crest Trail? […]

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Garibaldi Winter Hike pt.2

The morning was cold. Very cold. The inside of the tent was dusted in frozen condensation. The thought of leaving our sleeping bags seemed absurd and we both agreed to stay here forever. However, things never go to plan and the urge to pee was the driving force behind us getting out of our sleeping […]

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Garibaldi winter hike

So there we were, making our second attempt to snowshoe to Garibaldi Lake in the middle of winter. Last year we had tried our luck but had to turn back due to a few logistical errors, such as starting out too late and getting our car stuck in the snow. However, this year we had […]

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