Monthly Archives: June 2014

Familiar Territory

Day 86:(21 miles) mile 1117 – 1138 Before we even exited our tent at least two thru-hikers passed and said “good morning”, and we were up and going early this morning.  More and more solo hikers are catching and passing … Continue reading

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Desolation Wilderness

Day 85: (20 miles) mile 1097 – 1117 Up with the mosquitoes, we began our trek which would take us past several lakes.  Aloha was the first, and just before Aloha we passed the 1100 mile mark…almost halfway! Most people … Continue reading

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Echo Lake bound

Day 84: (20 miles) mile 1078 -1098 After a wonderful breakfast with Carl and Dori we were off for the trail. Dori, as I previously mentioned in the last post is an avid hiker and was meeting her weekly hiking … Continue reading

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Wined. Dined. REI’d

Day: 83 (Zero #19) After a good night’s sleep and a wholesome breakfast, it was off to REI  to replace Paul’s air mat that went flat for no reason(his second one), a pair of gaiters for Paul, a food bag … Continue reading

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Carson Pass

Day 82: (7 miles) mile 1071.67 – 1078.6 On our way to Carson Pass this morning. We are excited because the ranger visitor station has a PCT register and we can see who/where other hikers are on the trail. So … Continue reading

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Trail potpourri

Day 81: (19.17 miles) 1052.5 – 1071.67 Today was the strangest day ever…to include a meltdown of sorts for me.  After putting in 20 miles yesterday, I was hoping for no 530 am alarm. No such luck, but it did … Continue reading

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No Jim

Day 80: (20 miles) mile 1032.5 – 1052.5 Nothing much to report with the exception that the trail was fairly easy on our feet, thus the 20 miles.  We were hoping to hook up with our friend Jim who has … Continue reading

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