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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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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PCT Series: Idyllwild to Big Bear

The forests of the San Jacinto wilderness are awesome!  In those early days it was like getting a glimpse of what the Sierra might be like.  I got some really great campsites in this area despite some spooky Cougar stuff.  Not to mention Idyllwild was so incredible and easily one of my favorite trail towns.  …

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