Week 2 of the PCT

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 […]

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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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So, you want to start hiking?

Excellent choice! The outdoors offer so many possibilities.  Besides the exercise, you’ll gain valuable knowledge of self reliance, see amazing views and come to appreciate the everyday amenities you expect living in the city. But where to start? It can be a bit daunting..What shoes do I wear? water? backpack? Emergency provisions and leave no trace. […]

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