PCT: Day 136

PCT: Day 136

Miles today: 27.9 Trail miles sum: 1392.6 Trail location: 2073.9 Elevation: 3369 Spinning on the turntable: Bleachers: Terrible thrills, Vol 2 Today was all about trying for speed and distance. I’m disappointed about yesterdays hike mileage being so low, so...
PCT: Olallie Lake

PCT: Olallie Lake

Noelle here: Years ago, Steve and I drove to Olallie Lake. One of our coworkers had extolled its many virtues, building it to unattainable expectations in our minds. What we found were miles of gravel road, followed by miles of pot-holed dirt road, which our car...
PCT: Day 135

PCT: Day 135

Miles today: 18.6 Trail miles sum: 1363.8 Trail location: 2027.7 Elevation: 4950 Spinning on the turntable: All hiking days are not created equally. I’ve been pushing the miles the past week or so and today it seemed like it was body payback day. My body was...
PCT: Day 134

PCT: Day 134

Miles today: 26.9 Trail miles sum: 1345.6 Trail location:2027.7 Elevation: 4310 Spinning on the turntable: Billy Squire: Essential Billy Squire Today I passed my mileage halfway point of the PCT. Since I bumped up and skipped part of the Sierra, the actual distance...
PCT: Day 133

PCT: Day 133

Miles today: 17.3 Trail miles sum: 1301.4 Trail location: 2000.9 Elevation: 4805 Spinning on the turntable: Talking Heads: Stop making sense Oh lava, how I dislike you. Even your mother, mother lava, dislikes you. I had hopes of making it to the youth camp for a free...