Tag Archives: going on a trip

We Will Resume

While hitchhiking to Mammoth, we got halfway and stopped by KFC where Piers played some guitar and we got free biscuits, and while eating on the sidewalk outside the store, got invited to a lovely couple’s home. Now we are … Continue reading

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100% Ready

This morning is a good morning. My super sweet friend, James, let me stay in his vacation home in Truckee for two nights to recover, and I just woke up and made a hearty breakfast for two (to share with … Continue reading

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The Challenging Day That Followed

I left you with a cliffhanger last time, so I may need to explain what happened the next day. After climbing Forester Pass, I hiked past the first campground and challenged myself to make it to the one after (an … Continue reading

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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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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 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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