Blue Hills End2End2End

June 25, 2019 smokebeard 2

To celebrate the beginning of Summer, and to take advantage of the long days, I drove up to Massachusetts to knock off a long-held goal of mine, a traverse, and back, of the Blue Hills park. Map is here. The […more]

PCT Hiking by the numbers

November 2, 2018 smokebeard 1

Now that I’m off trail and home for a bit, I’ve been doing some thinking about the trip as a whole.  People ask me “what was it like?” and I reply, lamely, “awesome.”  It’s hard to summarize or boil the […more]

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]