The steps to take to take the steps

So you want to do a thruhike, eh? Have you been bringing thruhiking up for years, telling anyone who will listen that someday you want to do a thruhike? Or have you been hiding the desire deep down in the folds of your soul, barely letting yourself believe that you want to thruhike? Either way […]

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Nerves

Two nights ago I had my first stress dream about the PCT.  Like the kind of dream you have leading up to the first day of school or before you start a new job. The dream started as we were on our way to the airport.  Whoever was driving wanted to check out our itinerary […]

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PCT Planning Update

Alright, since we last talked about planning I have accomplished a number of tasks and began to formulate some new plans.  In this post I am going to touch on the following topics: Start date Wilderness First Responder course Yogi’s book review (in conjunction with Halfmile’s maps) Craig’s PCT Planner Mail Drops What is next? Start […]

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#Startgate: Decisions, Decisions…

So far Kyle and mine’s biggest decision we have to make about the PCT is when to start. We have two important dates that are like bookends on our hike, the only problem being they aren’t ideally spaced…  My brother Cameron graduates from college May 7, 2016 and Kyle’s very good friend Chris (who actually hiked with […]

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