FOOD.

I kept a journal on trail. I logged useful information such as that day’s starting and ending PCT Mile, daily elevation gain and loss, even the weather. I wrote about the physical and mental challenges I struggled through each day. […]

A TYPICAL (BUT FICTIONAL) DAY ON THE PACIFIC CREST TRAIL

*Disclaimer: Actual times may vary*   6am                             Wake up, immediately pull air-plug on your sleeping mat, briefly identify the next water source, and review map. 6:13am                        Get dressed, put on puffy, toque, and gloves. 6:19am                        Pack up sleeping bag, sleeping […]

Q&A

I’ve been asked many questions upon returning from my adventure. It’s been months, and there are questions that are still frequently asked.   Question:                                How was the trail? Answer I give:                         It was good. Answer I want […]

FUNK REMOVAL

“Do you mind if I roll down the window?” the shuttle bus driver timidly asks me, as he’s already rolled the window half way down. “Not at all….” I reply. I’m relieved when the fresh mountain air swirls in the […]

2016 GEAR REVIEW

It’s expensive to, essentially, live like a homeless person. People are astonished at how much “camping” gear costs, and often balk at the funds I put into my gear. Well, my friends, long-distance backpacking can not be compared to car […]