PCT Day 95: Throat Heartburn and the Longest 10

July 22, 2022 Mt. Shasta to campsite at Disappearing Creek, mile ~1511.2 10 miles One of the beautiful things about staying in a hotel is that the curtains block out the light in the morning. We sleep in past seven, and it feels amazing. Once we are up and moving, we finish packing up, make …

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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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