I'm back. Last year, 2017 was a bust with babying my knee and leg to get them to heal. They're about 80% now and I'm satisfied I can get back to serious hiking. What I want to do is FINISH THE PCT! Starting July 1st! Recap: I started the PCT journey in 2015 doing 2/3 … Continue reading It’s a new year and I’m gonna finish
Since I went off trail due to my knee injury I have seen an Orthopedic Doctor, had X-Rays and MRI's and discussed the results. First some background: Roughly a month ago I was crossing a creek called "East Bear Trap Creek" while backpacking the PCT. It was not a large creek, and had rocks for … Continue reading Knee update and plans
Monday, Jun 13 I do like spring camping in snow country; Cool, crisp evenings with no bugs. It took 2 hours, but once we were out of the snow our pace picked up. These are some pretty hills with wonderful hidden lakes. The vistas from the ridge tops were grand. The snow just left these … Continue reading Downhill to Sierra City
Time flys...it doesn't seem like 9 months since I came off the PCT, but somehow the days flowed into each other and here we are. During that time I healed and stayed active. And ate. Oh, lord did I eat. Sadly, I have some serious weight to hike off this year. I will be back … Continue reading Soon to be back on the trail!