Monthly Archives: July 2014

Day 105 – Chewbacca

Day 105: ( 20 miles) mile 1441.44 – 1461.44 We awake to a cool morning.  It appears that we chose our campsite location well, for if we had gone another 100 feet we would already be baking in the heat … Continue reading

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Day 104 – w/ Donna

Day 104: (17.8 miles) mile 1423.6 – 1441.44 Alarm goes off and I assess how I’m feeling.  I’m not particularly hungry but I choke down an apple pie and a chocolate protein drink.  Seeing as both stayed put and I … Continue reading

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Burney Falls

Day 103: I awoke to drool factor 10 and had a cup of tea, then more Ginger ale.  I figured Paul would make it into Burney Falls State Park near around 9 or 10.  I went looking for him around … Continue reading

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Day 102 – Giardia

Today started extra early but not for the reasons it had previous mornings. As I’ve posted for the past week or so my stomach has been acting strange. Around 3 am I awoke with some severe stomach cramps and feeling … Continue reading

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Day 101

Day 101: (21 miles) mile 1261.86 – 1282 After a pleasant night on the shore of Twin Lake we pack up and hike on to Old Station with cold drinks in mind. Lately my stomachs been a little rumbly and … Continue reading

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Day 100

Day 100: (22 miles) mile 1239.86 – 1261.86 Not much to report today.  The trail was pretty easy for the most part.  The weather is definitely heating up. The battery on the phone is pretty low and we hope we … Continue reading

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Halfway Mark

Day 99: (16.98) mile 1322.88 –  1339.86 Today was a big day.  We made it to, and past, the halfway mark of the PCT, and now there is no turning back.  For the first time we are closer to Canada … Continue reading

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Day 98

Day 98: (19 miles) mile  1304.1 – 1323.1 We have a bit of a late start this morning.  That climb in the heat really broke us down.  But back at it again we go.  We carry 2-3 liters of water as … Continue reading

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Frog Spring

Day 97: (14.6 miles) mile 1289.5 – 1304.1 We awoke to a debris field of people snoring loudly in their tents.  One of the hikers, Soapbox awoke to green hair…and a nasty hangover we hear about later.  We meet up … Continue reading

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July 4th -Zero #21

Day 95: (4 miles) We rouse at our leisure and are treated to a fantastic spread for breakfast.  As we had intended to zero on the 4th, we pass the time engaged in conversation with Terry and his family that … Continue reading

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