PCT Day 130: High Bridge

Miles Hiked: 22.8 Total Mileage: 2524.9 Today I left camp at 6:00 a.m. after making two packs of Carnation breakfast with coffee. I hiked alone for the first 10 miles of the day. I only passed a few older couples. The trail passed by quite a few prominent mountain peaks. I had to wonder whatContinue reading “PCT Day 130: High Bridge”

PCT Day 129: Siuattle River

Miles Hiked: 27.8 Total Mileage: 2502.1 The first thing I did when I woke up this morning was make coffee. I usually don’t drink coffee because caffeine makes me feel nuts. I plan on drinking it everyday for the rest of the trail to give me the energy I haven’t been able to find forContinue reading “PCT Day 129: Siuattle River”

PCT Day 128: Glacier Peak Wilderness

Miles Hiked: 27.9 PCT Mileage: 2474.3 This morning I was freezing. The moment I popped my head out of my sleeping bag. I accidentally dumped a whole pot of water in my tent. When I went to start my stove. I wiped up the mess with my socks. I cooked a mix of oatmeal, carnationContinue reading “PCT Day 128: Glacier Peak Wilderness”

PCT Day 127: Blueberry Fields Forever

Miles Hiked: 25.3 PCT Mileage: 2446.4 I got amazing sleep last night despite it being cold and a little rainy. I didn’t wake up until 6:00 a.m. I plan on sleeping in for the rest of the trail and I am so excited for it! When I went to light my stove for breakfast thisContinue reading “PCT Day 127: Blueberry Fields Forever”

PCT Day 126: Back to Washington

Miles Hiked: 4 PCT Mileage: 2421.1 Today I successfully slept in until 7:00 a.m. I was happy to be in a clean, comfortable bed last night. We took our time getting ready for the day. I organized my pack and wrote a few blog posts. I am over a week behind right now and itContinue reading “PCT Day 126: Back to Washington”

PCT Days 119+120: PCT Days @ Cascade Locks

Miles Hiked: ZERO PCT Days is an event where PCT hikers get together to camp for a weekend and attend an expo with lots of gear vendors who do fun give aways and activities. I think it is based off of the better known “Trail Days” that occurs on the Appalachian Trail in the townContinue reading “PCT Days 119+120: PCT Days @ Cascade Locks”

PCT Day 114: Flip Flop Logistics

Miles Hiked: ZERO This morning chewy was supposed to pick us up at 10am. She was actually supposed to come last night but decided to make the trip in the morning. I was glad because we got in so late last night and I needed as much time as possible to relax. Chewy ended upContinue reading “PCT Day 114: Flip Flop Logistics”

PCT Day 113: Stevens Pass

Miles Hiked: 26.2 PCT Mileage: 2179.1 Today everything was soaking wet when I woke up. Meadows usually produce a lot of condensation over night so I wasn’t surprised. I was also very cold for the first time in a long time this morning. I quickly packed up my things and started walking fast because IContinue reading “PCT Day 113: Stevens Pass”

PCT Day 112: Cathedral Pass

Miles Hiked: 30 PCT Mileage: 2152.9 This morning I started hiking by 5:15am. The day started with a downhill and amazing views of the Cascades. I saw Midnight around mile five at a really nice waterfall. I stopped to eat breakfast and filter some water before continuing down to the bottom of the valley. NextContinue reading “PCT Day 112: Cathedral Pass”

PCT Day 111: 15 miles out of Snoqualamie

Miles Hiked: 15 PCT Mileage: 2122.9 This morning I still woke up early at our hotel. I’m so glad I got a bed last night. My sleeping.psd has been deflating within two hours every night and I keep waking up to blow it up in the middle of the night because the ground feels soContinue reading “PCT Day 111: 15 miles out of Snoqualamie”

PCT Day 109: Mike Urich Cabin

Miles Hiked: 25.2 PCT Mileage: 2078.2 Last night it rained for about 20 minutes. Honestly it was nice because it hasn’t rained on me in so long. I slept in this morning and didn’t start getting ready until around 5:30am. I slowly packed up my things and got on the trail around 6am before bothContinue reading “PCT Day 109: Mike Urich Cabin”