10ish miles - Crater Lake to Windy Pass Wow, what a day. It started off with me sleeping in a bit, which isn’t in the least out of the usual. I woke up around 5:30, but didn’t get moving until 7:30. I had breakfast by the lake, and I also checked my maps, dug my …
Hyalite Creek Trailhead - 8:01 PM Well, here I am at the trailhead! It’s a beautiful evening, my tent is all set up, and I cannot believe how incredible the mountains are in this canyon. Right behind my tent, behind the pines, a massive mountain rises and catches the sun. The sky is still a …
In which I reflect on the three months since the AT and share one more trail entry.
In which we survive the heat wave and enjoy a lot of ponds.
In which I have a love-hate-but-mostly-hate relationship with the infamous Rocksylvania.
In which I reach the north, camp alone, and consume the best cheesesteak.
In which Shenandoah is magnificent, time is strange, and a campsite provides calm.
In which I turn 26, eat too much food, mull over the differences between the Camino and the AT a little bit longer, consider what I miss, and am grateful. 8 June 2019, 23:02, Wintergreen Resort, VirginiaHi, hello there! Haven’t written in a while. It’s my twenty-sixth birthday today, and I’m sitting at the table …
In which I talk about the Camino, allow myself to love the AT, and am honest.
A little reflection on a story, a trail, and why we need things that keep us going.