Monthly Archives: April 2014

Zero #2, #3, #4

Day 13 – 15: (0 miles) Both Paul and I are home. I didn’t have to sleep on the recliner anymore as I finally had help getting out of bed. All the things I had dropped are now off the … Continue reading

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Ziggy and the Bear

Day 12: Paul (24 miles) mile 187 – 210 / Dee: (300 ft + 206 miles) Paul awoke to 33 degrees once again, but the day quickly heated up to a nearly unbearable 96 degrees. Paul, Ally and Thayer hiked … Continue reading

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Back on the trail…literally

Day 8: Zero at home Day 9: (16.3 miles) mile 111 – 127.3 / 3030ft – 5090ft So back at it.  Our son dropped us off early Monday near mile 111.  Even though there was a sign sorta pointing in … Continue reading

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Catching up

Day 7: (7.9 miles) mile 101.1 – 109 / 3455 ft – 4065 ft So we left Barrel Springs and made our way to Warner Springs. It was a fairly “easy” walk, even for tired and battered feet. The scenery … Continue reading

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One more night

Day 6: (21.8 miles) mile 79.3 – 101.1 / 2967 ft – 3455 ft Go figure we have to go up to go “down” to Barrel Springs and our last night before a much needed Zero. We were lucky to … Continue reading

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In search of the Fabled Beer Cache

  Day 5: (16.9 miles) mile 62.4 – 79.3 / 4703 ft – 2259 ft The sun shown brightly, as we slept soundly through the 0530 morning alarm. Me thinks we were just a bit tired. After a jolt of … Continue reading

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A Potpourri of Weather

Day4: (19.8 miles) mile 42.6 – 62.4 / 5942 ft – 4703 ft My, my what a day. In short it went like this: Snow, heavy (blizzard like) snow, wind and snow, gusty wind (enough to knock you over) with … Continue reading

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1/27th complete

Just a quick update with LOTS more to follow late Saturday as we will Nero and Zero at home.  We passed mile 100 and have made it to Barrel Springs. As such we figure based on accumulative PCT trail length, … Continue reading

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Campo as in Camp(oh $#’+) we’ve really started!

So here we are beginning at the border all fresh and full of spunk…three days later how quickly things change! Wondering what happened in between? Have we got a few stories for you!  Day one: (20 miles) mile 0.0 – … Continue reading

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