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]

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]