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 we headed out for the day to Seymour Mountain for a little practice on our self arresting skills. Lora and I walked away with some valuable skills!Read More Sunny day for a self arrest
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?