Becoming Nocturnal 

The boys and I are attempting to become nocturnal. We are trying out this night hiking thing, but we are doing it in a way that is shocking most people. Many people out here are currently “night hiking” meaning they will hike from 6:00pm until midnight or so, stop, set up a tent, and then […]

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Hiker Heaven 

The thing about the bliss I mentioned in the last post: it isn’t constant. It is fleeting, coming and going as we live our lives out here on trail. I knew that when I wrote the last post. I knew that if I sat in that position for too long my back would start to […]

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Since Cameron Joined Us

So, Cameron is here now.  He joined us in Warner Springs and now there are three of us.  Our first day on trail we did an 18 mile day to Mike Hererra’s Place, which I am so glad we didn’t pass up.  It was a hot day, involving a pretty massive climb, probably one of […]

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Trail Angels Are The Best

Look, we loved trail angels on the AT. They did amazing cookouts and surprised us with magic when we least expected it. They lifted us up when we were down. They were a treat. On the PCT trail angles take on a new persona: that of your saviour. Out here we wouldn’t be able to […]

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Frodo and Scout

We have made it to Frodo and Scout’s house in San Diego.  Who are they and what does this place look like?  Well, Frodo and Scout are two incredible trail angels who have an army of other people who drive shuttles for them and help cook amazing food and keep tons of fresh hikers in […]

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Permits Granted- Status update!  

This happened a while ago but… we finally got our permits!  We will officially be starting on May 10th!  Here are a couple of things that we have been working on in terms of planning: Getting to the trail head:  So a couple of months ago, when we bought our plane tickets to fly to […]

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Attention! Attention!

We realize that we can be a little hard to get ahold of us out here in the wilderness and that deducing our exact location can be quite impossible. But for your convenience we have worked out where we will be in about two weeks! There have been some requests for addresses to which letters […]

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Trail Angels and Magic

Before leaving home I had mentioned how excited Kyle and I were about running into trail magic and trail angels.  My dad laughed and looked at me, exasperated.  I knew what he was thinking, “sure this trail thing is going to be great and all but now you’re talking about magic and angels!  You’re going […]

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