Day Hiking Won’t Cut It

  When Jake & I decided to do our second thru-hike, we became inspired to hike for a cause. For us, thru-hiking helped us deal with our anxieties. Our 2018 PCT hike we have decided to hike for ADAA (Anxiety & Depression Association of America). We want to inspire as many people as possible that... Continue Reading →

Logistical Hell

We love adventuring... we saved up money, got in shape, and told everyone we are going to thru-hike the PCT! Oh right, we have responsibilities. A dog named Waldo. An Apartment lease. Our Furniture/Stuff. Jobs. Where's Waldo? It was not an easy decision to leave our dog Waldo behind during our 5 month trek. We... Continue Reading →

Embracing It All 

During our thru-hike, we had a lot of laughable moments. Here are just a few funny and odd moments that we look back on. Arriving in Gatlinberg, TN Jake and I were walking down the sidewalk with our packs on. We stopped to figure out the trolley and encountered an older couple staring at us.... Continue Reading →

Getting the most out of trail food

After months of eating the same foods (ramen noodles, tuna wraps, and every type of preserved meat), you might need to wake up your tastebuds. Thru-hikers carry the same foods more or less but keep your eyes open for a few rare ingredients for a specialty meal. Occasionally, while doing our dollar tree routine in... Continue Reading →

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