PCT Day 91: Burney Falls (And Gets Back Up)

July 18, 2022 Burney at mile ~1411.3 to Peavine Creek Campsite at mile 1432.7 21.4 miles I wake myself up drooling all over my sleeping pad. Oh, gross. Hikers are so attractive. It’s pretty late when I actually become conscious, around 8, but no one else seems to be moving yet either. We pack up, …

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PCT Day 89: Hotter Than a Donkey Eating a Spicy Carrot

July 16, 2022 Campsite at mile 1384.7 to Burney at mile ~1411.3 26.6 miles The good news is that today is flat all the way to Burney. The bad news is that it’s very, very hot. A few days ago, we were having a conversation about how to describe hot days. I recalled a phrase …

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PCT Day 85: Frog Water Part 2: The Refrogening

July 12, 2022 Williams Cabin Site at mile 1292.7 to Little Cub Spring at mile 1315.8 23.1 miles In a rare turn of events, I’m the first one up. I get everything packed and then enjoy a leisurely peanut butter and honey wrap with a cup of hot tea while the boys start moving. Somehow, …

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