Another “So You Want to go Out on a Long Hike” Guide/FAQ

I remember how overwhelming my first hike felt. You're worried about getting to a town with no resupply options, you're worried you've planned each stretch out wrong, you're worried about conditions on trail hundreds of miles and months away from your computer desk with your haphazard notes with town names circled and lines connecting to …

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Another ending to another hike

So.. my hike on the Oregon Coast Trail is over.  I was 10 days away from the finish line.  10 days!  But my dad hurt his leg, the season was coming to a close, money dried up.. shit just kind of happens.  Obviously I was really bummed out that it ended to put it lightly.  …

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PCT Series: Tehachapi to Kennedy Meadows

A day late and a dollar short, my bad.  I started a job where I do a lot of job things.  It's a lot of physical activity which is my favorite kind of job, but man did it wear me out the first little while.  So I kinda fell asleep yesterday forgetting to upload the …

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PCT Series: Agua Dulce to Tehachapi

This one was fun.  When I got back on trail a heatwave was starting to roll through the area, leading all the way up to Kennedy Meadows basically.  I got one final send off (IE "Fuck you") from the desert before making my way to the Sierra through this video and the next, and while …

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PCT Series: Wrightwood to Agua Dulce

If you read my journal you'd know this section was a bit of a mixed bag for me.  I loved it so much and I also reached probably my largest level of frustration ever here as well (over nothing in particular).  The Angeles National Forest was great.  The hike back down to the desert along …

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