Category Archives: On Foot

My Most Challenging Day Thus Far

I haven’t yet shared with you all that happened in the desert, and here I am, in the snowy part of the Sierras already. Time is going by so fast. I will catch you up on all that’s happened earlier … Continue reading

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Took A Tumble

So my joyride has come to an end in Bishop. I went biking too fast and too riskily one too many times (maybe newfound bravery after climbing Forrester?) and I took a tumble last night. I flew over the handlebars … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s Injuries

Yesterday’s bike injuries. Bruises, road rash, and a very sore tailbone. No pack is going on my back for at least a few days.  

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Forester Pass By Myself

This is why I’m in town relaxing and having fun. I just crossed Forrester Pass at night by myself with no crampons or ice axe. I deserve wine and cheese and foot massages, I think.

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Have You Ever Seen A Happier Sight?

PCT hiker in a floral dress flying down the street on a borrowed bike. Have you ever seen a happier sight?

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The PCT Has Won My Heart

Pure unadulterated joy and absolutely spectacular beauty. The PCT has won my heart forever.

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Small Town Wanderers

I want to explain how lost a PCT hiker feels without the trail. There was a fire a little ahead of us, and the trail was closed from Lake Isabella to Kennedy Meadows. This was supposed to be our last … Continue reading

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The Trees and Stars Around Us

 Let me tell you about magic and miracles and blessings and strange coincidences that aren’t coincidences at all but rather fate or the universe or God. I can explain it by telling you about my day. Today, we woke up … Continue reading

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Sweet Things and Rewards

Earlier, I told you all about my wonderful trail family, but I hadn’t yet had the chance to tell you about a sweet thing they did for me and how they were rewarded for it. When I hurt my achilles, … Continue reading

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New People, Better and Improved!

Let me tell you what a trail family means. Vanilla, my hiking partner and pretty much best friend for life now, hiked the Appalachian Trail last year. He had physical and mental goals that he focused on more so than … Continue reading

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