PCT156 – the Canadian border

September 18, 2018 smokebeard 8

(With apologies to Redford and von Sydow) Sep 12 We left Harlequin Bridge around 7, and got to High Bridge by 930. Faceplant saw a bald eagle fly slowly down the river here. Dammit! 7th National Park. My luck held […more]

PCT150 – 2572 – Snoq to Stehekin

September 18, 2018 smokebeard 2

I’ve been trying to decide of there’s an appropriate metaphor for hiking the PCT. Maybe a baseball game? Announcer Joe: A haggard-looking Smokebeard takes the mound for the top of the ninth inning. After all this work, his clothes are […more]

PCT141 – 2393 – Snoqualmie Pass

September 2, 2018 smokebeard 4

Terse post, not much quality time, power and wifi at the same time. Aug 28 – 9.6 Escaping White Pass was another tricky move. Food, showers, coffee, wifi … all these things contributed to my 3pm departure. But, the trail […more]