Category Archive: USA

ELK CALLING

PCT DAY 37: Tuesday August 1, 2017 Mile 2344.7 – Mile 2370.7 26 miles ( 42km) It was a very still night without a breath of wind. The silence was broken in the… Continue reading

SPLENDOUR IN THE GRASS

PCT DAY 36: Monday July 31, 2017 Mile 2318.1 – Mile 2344.7 26.5 miles (42.6 km) It was cold through the night. The lingering patches of snow on the trail on the way… Continue reading

WILDFLOWERS AND SNOW CAPPED MOUNTAINS

PCT DAY 35: Sunday July 30, 2017 Mile 2292.4 – Mile 2318.1 + 0.5 mile road walk 26.2 miles (42.2 km) White Pass was very quite when I left this morning. One car… Continue reading

ZERO IN WHITE PASS

PCT DAY 34: Saturday July 29, 2017 Mile 2292.4 – Mile 2292.4 0 miles (0 km) White Pass is very conveniently located, only half a mile from the trail crossing of Highway 12.… Continue reading

GO TO THE MOUNTAIN

PCT DAY 33: Friday July 28, 2017 Mile 2272.1 – Mile 2292.4 20.3 miles (33 km) “Don’t climb mountains so that people can see you. Climb mountains so that you can see the… Continue reading

GOAT ROCKS WILDERNESS

PCT DAY 32: Thursday July 27, 2017 Mile 2246.6 – Mile 2272.1 25.5 miles (40.8 km) I woke up at some point through the night. I looked up and I could see some… Continue reading

AMAZING ADAMS

PCT DAY 31: Wednesday July 26, 2017 Mile 2226.4 – Mile 2246.6 20.2 miles ( 32.3km) Today Washington really turned it all on. The glimpses of snowy volcanic mountains that I have been approaching… Continue reading

INTO TROUT LAKE

PCT DAY 30: Tuesday July 25, 2017 Mile 2216.2- Mile 2226.4 10.2 miles (16.3 km)  Being an early riser I was concerned about waking up the rest of the hikers with my early… Continue reading

MOSQUITOS AND BLOWDOWNS

PCT DAY 29: Monday July 24, 2017 Mile 2187.9 – Mile 2216.2 28.3 miles (45.3 km) Today is a brand new day and to quote Rilke  “Full of things that have never been”… Continue reading

HOT AND SWEATY

PCT DAY 28: Sunday July 23, 2017 Mile 2163.7 – Mile 2187.9 24.2 miles (38.7 km) From Rock Creek where I was  camped, I went up through the forest for a couple of… Continue reading

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