PCT43 – 702 – Kennedy Meadows

Everyone gets a well-earned round of applause from the hiker trash inhabiting the deck of the general store. Even at 9 a.m. After all, it's been 702 miles, more or less. One quarter of the Trail completed, and this is the ceremonial, if not actual, end of the desert. Nobody was really looking forward to … Continue reading PCT43 – 702 – Kennedy Meadows


PCT40 – 652 – Lake Isabella

The days are starting to blur a little. Its getting harder and harder to do these summaries without going back to my notes. Not sure if that's a good or a bad thing, I think we're all a little beat down and suffering from a little Trail Depression. I have lost 16 lbs since I … Continue reading PCT40 – 652 – Lake Isabella

PCT28 – 454 – Agua Dulce

(Warning, picture heavy post) "I have no memory of this place", said the Smokebeard.  No longer the Greybeard leading the Fellowship, I'm now just another old, slow hiker.  And it turns out that is just fine. After doing many chores and eating a lot of food, we all managed to get out of Wrightwood at … Continue reading PCT28 – 454 – Agua Dulce