Pacific Crest Trail: Day 3

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Wednesday July 12th, 2017 Canada Border & The Monument Day #3 — 15 Miles We made it!!! I am sitting on a log in the clearcut seperating the United States from Canada. Two monuments stand before me: One for the Northen Terminus of the Pacific Crest Trail. The other for the border. I can’t believe … Read More

Pacific Crest Trail: Day 2

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Tuesday July 11th, 2017 Campsite mi 2635 Day 2 — ~15miles (Sitting at Stevens Pass hitching to Skykomish. Finally have internet!) We are on the PCT! We are home!!!! Whooohooooo!!!!! This morning began at 7am when I opened my eyes to see Orion looking back at me. I sleep beneath a tarp so I don’t … Read More

Pacific Crest Trail: Day 1

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Monday July 10th, 2017 Ross Lake to Dry Creek Pass Day #1 — 5 miles The journey begins!!!! It is hard to believe how fast everything happens. For three months I worked and trained and planned. Then, boom! We’re skipping across a lake in a motor boat zooming towards the trailhead. We’re hefting heavy packs … Read More

PCT T-5: Train Night #3

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Train Night #3 Wednesdy July 5th, 2017 PCT T-5 It is midnight on a train barreling through the mountains of western Montana. We’ll cross into Idaho soon then into Washington where the train splits in Spokane. The half behind me goes to Portland. We go to Seattle. The last time I was on this train, … Read More