Week 6: Breaking the Stigma

There is a saying that is used often in the thru-hiker world, "The trail provides." It may seem a little far fetched to people who aren't on trail, but almost every hiker who stays on the trail long enough will experience 'trail providing' moments. I've thought about this phrase a lot and I've come to... Continue Reading →

Everything But Hiking

This past week seems to have flown by. We did hit our one month on trail and celebrated by hiking our first 20 mile day. Before that we had been doing 15-19 miles a day. It was well worth it as we got a pretty awesome tent spot. Being out on trail for a month... Continue Reading →

Week four seemed to be an interesting week for a number of reasons. For one, after we left Big Bear it seemed we were back in the 'bubble.' Meaning we were hiking around a lot of people who all left town around the same time. ┬áSometimes when there are a lot of hikers on trail... Continue Reading →

Week 3: The Week of Trail Magic Part 2

After all the napping we did in the shade, we started hiking again at 4pm. The evening hike was such a changeirst it was so much cooler. Second, we ended up staying low in elevation hiking continuously along Mission Creek. There were parts that felt like a jungle, making it feel like just that morning... Continue Reading →

Ready Or Not, Here We Go

Each morning I wake up with butterflies in my stomach. I am excited and nervous thinking we are so close to to starting the PCT. This hike has come at an important time in my life, as I will be turning 29 on the day we start. I want to end my 20s with an... Continue Reading →

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