PCT Day 26: Baden-Powell and the Frog Detour

May 14, 2022 Campsite near mile ~376 to Eagles Roost (mi 390.2), then alternate along Highway 2 to Buckhorn Campground junction (mi 394) to Cooper Canyon Camp at mile 395 ~15.2 PCT miles + ~5 miles of road walking to avoid endangered species closure ~20.2 mi total The alarm goes off at 3:55. I immediately …

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Days 3 and 4 in California: Good Food, Fun Places, and a Happy Easter!

Saturday, April 16, 2022 Katie makes us a divine breakfast of scrambled eggs, sausage, and Boudin sourdough toast. We take it easy this morning since we all had a pretty big day yesterday. I’m savoring the taste of real food and the sensation of not having to move in the morning for the rest of …

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Why I’m Not Buying a Ton of New Gear for the PCT

Hikers love talking about gear. I think the only thing we might love more than talking about gear is buying new gear. Believe me, I understand the impulse to purchase a whole new kit before another thru-hike. It's exciting to look back on past hikes and to tinker with the setup, upgrade items to newer …

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