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Mile# 1506, Dunsmuir, CA

The trail landscape continues to unfold in dramatic fashion.  Earlier this week I was on dry, hot trail over dusty plateaus or …

Old Station, CA

  The trail from Belden to Old Station turned out to be a little disappointing from a scenery standpoint, so it’s been …

Mile #1289, Route 70 crossing

I hadn’t seen another PCT hiker in 6 1/2 days, so when I caught up to Germinator navigating the steep, overgrown switchbacks …

Mile #1100, Aloha Lake

Happy Independence Day!  I’m celebrating this evening on the rocky shore of beautiful, sparkling Aloha Lake, eating a salami and cheese sandwich …

Mile #1018, Sonora Pass

Today, I celebrated two months on the PCT and 1,000 miles hiked, and what a fantastic day it was.  I’m in the …

Tuolumne Meadows

Perhaps it was all the talk about good weather.  Or maybe it was my luck in getting to the Tuolumne Meadows store …