PCT Day 118: A Headache Turned into an Adventure

August 14, 2022 Bend to Oallie Lake at mile 2046.7, then to campsite at mile 2055.6 8.9 miles (45.8 PCT miles skipped due to the Lionshead Fire Closure) The morning of back-on-trail days are always chaotic. I will myself out of bed and organize my pack explosion down to a somewhat manageable pile, make coffee, …

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PCT Day 113: Oregon is Not Messing Around

August 9, 2022 Campsite by Taylor Lake at mile 1930.3 to Elk Lake Junction at mile 1952.6 22.3 miles Despite passing out last night before I could write a word, I still feel exhausted this morning. Worse, I can feel the ever-present pain in my arch and achilles and the millions of mosquito bites I’ve …

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PCT Day 111: Lemolo Lake with Wiggs!

August 7, 2022 (Technically illegal) campsite on the Crater Lake Rim Trail to Highway 138 on the PCT to camp at Lemolo Lake in Umpqua National Forest 8.6 PCT miles 3.5 non-PCT miles 12.1 miles We cowboy camped, which usually means faster packing up, but for some reason, I really can’t get it together this …

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