Thirty-six days ago I stood at the Pacific Crest Trail southern terminus with one direction to go, forward. Since then, I've walked 454 miles up the West Coast. In 248 miles, the desert section ends, and the Sierra section begins. Most of the desert hasn't been what I pictured, some sections are full of water, … Continue reading One month (and five days) in!
(This picture doesn't do the creek justice. I meant to take so many photos, but didn't seem to take my phone with me anywhere. I was completely in the moment in this incredible spot. I snapped this photo just before exiting the area, heading back on trail.) Two days after leaving Big Bear, we'd hiked … Continue reading Deep Creek Hot Springs
I'd heard good things about a little mountain town called Idyllwild during my shakedown hike with Jake, a 2015 PCT thru-hiker, just two weeks before I left for California. He said Idyllwild was an amazing little place and that when I got there, I should take my time and explore. So when Sprite, Roadshow & … Continue reading Idyllwild and beyond