Category Archives: PCT 2014
Post Trail Depression?
It’s hard to believe that a little over a year ago we began our first, of what we believe will be many, long trail adventures. Hiking season is upon us and while this hiking season our jaunts will be relativley … Continue reading
Still Married after ALL those Miles…
It continually befuddles Paul and I as to the melodramatic exclamation we get when people hear we hiked the PCT. Not because we did it in its entirety over 2700 miles (one must NOT forget the “bonus miles”), but that … Continue reading
It’s been a little over 3 months since we have completed our thru-hike of the PCT, and high time we give a review of what we carried and found useful, as well as if we had it to do all … Continue reading
Musings from home
So its been two months since we’ve gotten home, and been off trail. We’ve since received our completion medals from the PCTA (Pacific Coast Trail Association) which are pretty cool…and heavy. The back of the medals are engraved with our … Continue reading
Back to “Reality” Part Two – A walk in the park
Today we will take a gander at Stanley Park, but first is mass at the local church (it’s been 5 months), followed by a haircut and color for me (I may feel old, but nothing says I have to look … Continue reading
Back to “Reality” (Part three) – Home?
Packed and ready to go, We are excited to finaly be heading home. A stop at Starbucks for some “go juice” and onto the bus with our packs along with all the other monday morning riders. Funny how we have … Continue reading
Picture reload…back to reality (Part One)
Just checked and these pictures did not load properly, so here they are. Treats at Granville Island One of many sunset pictures we took that Saturday night.
Back to “Reality” Part One – Tourist time
So here we are in beautiful Vancouver, the cleanest city I ever recall having visited. Today, as was yesterday, and the last 171 days will not be without walking with our packs, at least somewhere. We have some exploring and … Continue reading
Day 162 – “Hell Week” begineth
Day 162: (22.27 miles) mile 2480.01 – 2502.28 Even though we did not take a zero, our legs, the condition of our feet and the newly added weight to our packs in the form of a five day resupply was … Continue reading
Manning Park to Vancouver
The one day we can sleep in till at least 9am, we can’t. We are wide awake at 6:30 am with nothing really to do. The restaurant, store and laundry do not open till 0800, and for the most part … Continue reading