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Days 148 – 152 Cascade Locks to Goat Rocks Wilderness

Leaving Cascade Locks I silently celebrate as I start on my final state, Washington, meaning I should finish the trail in just a few short weeks. It’s hot, I’m gross and chaffing, the hills are intense and I’m low on water. It’s a roller coaster but, I’m so so grateful.

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Days 121 – 132 Dunsmuir to Ashland

Day 121 10.07.18 9 Miles / 14.5km Waking up in our Dunsmuir hotel at 6:30am we make coffee, have our breakfast and finish packing our bags. Jack Rabbit gave us a lift to the trailhead and we were off walking North again. Met with an immediately uphill trail the nerve pain down my right leg […]

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Days 110 – 120 Mammoth to Bishop (SOBO)

Day 110 29.06.18 3 Miles / 5km The day started with delux bagels made by Four Eyes, followed by multiple buses and a shuttle getting us to the Devils Post Pile which is a short detour from the PCT. The unique rock formation is a result of basaltic layers cooling and shrinking into hexagonal columns […]

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Days 99 – 109 South Lake Tahoe to Mammoth (SOBO)

Day 99 18.06.18 14 Miles / 23km Trying out my new shoe insoles bought in South Lake Tahoe I immediately feel an improvement. My first few steps for the morning didn’t hurt, especially surprising considering the weight of my bag. My next few miles didn’t hurt either, now feeling support under my arches with each […]

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Days 89 – 98 Belden to South Lake Tahoe (SOBO)

Day 89 08.06.18 25 Miles / 40km We woke up early to cover some of the distance from our short day prior. I enjoyed a stunning sunrise at 5:30am while I ate some of Four Eyes homemade porridge mix. It was incredible and I’m now wanting to make my own in our next town. We […]

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Days 81-88 Burney to Belden (SOBO)

Day 81 31.05.18 14.5 Miles / 23km Waking up early at the Barney Falls Guest Ranch I use the Port-a-loo, have a shower and put our combined load of laundry onto to wash. I’m amazed how good it feels to do such normal things. I then went inside and treated myself to hot oatmeal using […]

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Days 75 – 80 Dunsmuir to Burney (SOBO)

Day 75 – 25.05.18 It’s moving day! The boys hired the van and we hauled 11 people’s belongings and selves into the back. I said goodbye to Ray and Kyle, then took off with Gandalf, Four Eyes and our 8 new friends. The first stop was Vons Supermarket to shop for resupplies. Four Eyes and […]

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Days 66 – 73 Kennedy Meadows to Bishop

Day 66 16.05.18 14.5 Miles / 23km After a combined total of 5 nights I finally said goodbye to Scott and Kendra the husband and wife team who run Grumpy Bears. Scott gave us a lift to the trailhead at midday and we were officially back on the trail. It felt great to be back. […]

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Days 12-17 Idyllwild to Big Bear

Day 12 23.03.18 12 Miles / 20km Today was amazing. Kyle decided to stay in Idyllwild an extra day to catch up on some work while the rest of us head off to summit Mount San Jacinto as a side trail from the PCT. Microspikes are now required due to the snow storm we’d just […]

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