Hornets (???)

We gave ourselves the luxury of sleeping in until six the next morning. It felt glorious and indulgent. That day we had plans to hike to another road where there was camping. That day we began to see a ton of other thru hikers. We were clearly entering a bubble.It made us a little nervous […]

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Best Burger On Trail

Every town we stop in supposedly has the best burger on trail. Rumors fly about this burger or that burger, Guthook claims one is the best, Yogi’s pages say it’s another. Well, many people agreed, Sierra City really did have the best burger and we were extremely excited to get in and try it. We […]

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The Hiking Dress (And Other Clothing)

So remember that whole post I wrote about getting a hiking dress? About how I wasn’t sure, but maybe it would help me feel more beautiful while hiking? Well I think it is time to review the dress (and other important clothing items while I am at it).  The Hiking Dress: So, I have an […]

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How To Spot A Thru Hiker

They day out of Donner Pass was a busy day. It is a popular spot for day hikers and we were basically celebrities on trail. Every person we passed would ask, “So, where are you guys headed?” Or they would say, “How far have you guys come?” And we would reply Canada or Mexico depending […]

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Tubing Adventures 

After our restless night we hit snooze on the phone at least four times. Our 4:30 wake up turned into a 5:30 wake up and we finally drug ourselves out of our sleeping bag and into the world around six o’clock. Luckily the day was an easy twenty four mile day of ridge walking, accompanied […]

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Horsefly Wars

The next morning we let ourselves sleep in since we had a short twenty two mile day ahead of us. It didn’t appear possible to go any further unless we were willing to do a thirty one mile day. We were not willing to do a thirty one mile day so a twenty two mile […]

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Good Graces

Going over Carson Pass in the morning I got stuck. It was actually the scariest thing that has happened to me on the trip so far. Our shoes were pretty worn out at that point, in fact we had new ones waiting for us in South Lake Tahoe, and so snow has been a bit […]

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Lil’ Breezy

We got up early the next morning. We had a long twenty five mile day and Kesa had to hike out and drive all the way back to Sunnyvale. Even though we don’t drink coffee it was pleasant to smell it brewing in Kesa’s Jetboil. Also, she had hiked in butter, which we all added […]

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Guest Post: Cameron Speaks Out

By Cameron AKA Don Quixote: It’s safe to say I had no idea what I was getting myself into when I agreed to hike on the PCT with Lindsey and Kyle. I think it started with a short, if somewhat inebriated, discussion during my Thanksgiving break from Gonzaga about what I was going to do […]

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