Day 69: Living on a PrayerChester to camp, mile 1337 I went to the post office to pick up my new shoes. When I returned to the motel Oily Boy was there, drinking a beer in the parking lot like he had never been gone. He recounted his adventures since Ashland: rattlesnakes, Altra soles worn … Continue reading PCT 14 | A really long approach to the Sierra
Northern California: Dunsmuir to Chester
Seiad Valley to Dunsmuir
Day 49: Don't Make It BadWarning: gross skin-related content. It is a truth universally acknowledged that a human being in want of a motel room with her friends can start hiking at 5:30am. Of course, I had just fallen back asleep after the leg incident -- but some sleep is better none, right? It was … Continue reading PCT 11 | Commencing victory lap
Day 41: Fire on the MountainBend to camp, mile 703 I tiptoed around Sue and Tom's house, wincing every time I slammed a door or dripped egg yolk onto the kitchen counter. I licked my fingers guiltily. I was a wild beast! My skin was coated in sunscreen and speckled with dust! How did people … Continue reading PCT 10 | Stronger than yesterday
OREGON: Olallie Lake Resort to Bend.
Cascade Locks to Olallie Lake Resort; Oregon begins!