Sandwich Magic

We woke up early to finish the rest of the climb before it got too hot. Apparently it was the longest climb on trail, but it’s behind us now. It was long, and kind of crazily hot considering how long it was. We weren’t planning on stopping on the way up but we had to, […]

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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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Learning Your Lessons 

Being out here is all about learning new lessons. On the AT we didn’t have to get into the swing of things because we had never done a thru hike before, it was all brand new it us. But because this is our second it does feel like we are working back into a lifestyle […]

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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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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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