After a busy night in Julian eating pizza, resupplying our food for the trail and doing laundry, we woke up unusually clean on day 7. We had some free apple pie (when you show your PCT permit) from Mom’s pies before heading back to the trail. It was 2pm when trail angel Tangerine dropped us […]Read More Week 2 of 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 […]Read More Summary of Week 1 on the PCT
Life on the trail will be one featuring a lot of deprivation. Deprivation of water during the long desert stretches where reliable water sources can be 20 miles apart. Deprivation of food when the insatiable hiker hunger kicks which cannot be satisfied by all the dehydrated food and trail-mix in your light-weight backpack. Deprivation of […]Read More What I think I miss most while on the Pacific Crest Trail
So here we will talk about the gear Lora and I will use while we hike the Pacific Crest Trail. We touched base before that most gear is quite similar to an overnight hike. With a few exceptions of course, so let’s find out what we will need to hike over 4,000km! You can also […]Read More Gear for the Pacific Crest Trail
These thoughts brought to you by Lora T minus 8. Things are getting real – real fast. We have both finally had our last days at work after a long lead up and now the PCT is our only priority. Each time someone asks me about the PCT, I get more excited for our journey […]Read More Thoughts leading up to 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? […]Read More What is the Pacific Crest Trail?