Category Archives: PCT 2014

Reality is setting in

My husband and I have been planning this “hike” (2650 miles and then some…) for going on 5 years now.  (Thank you PBS for the inspiration) Things are lined up and we are preparing to launch ourselves onto the Pacific … Continue reading

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Gear pictograph

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We have purchased and field tested the above pictured gear.  As our excel spread sheet days are over, we’ve gone full kindergartner on you as a means in which to  succinctly convey the gear we have chosen to use on … Continue reading

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Reigning in Chaos

So how does one organize for and leave on a long distance multiple month long 2650+ mile continuous backpacking adventure, ensure that their house, collegiate children, dog, two fish, new avocado tree, Jacuzzi, lawn and bills are taken care of and more … Continue reading

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Just say’n

The more we do to prepare for this adventure the more in awe we are of the early pioneers who traversed practically uncharted territory from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean.  Can you imagine walking in their shoes, I mean … Continue reading

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Riddle Me This…

So as it appears that our pending adventure has initiated some inquiries that require some attention and to put those of you who think us bat-shit crazy (not anything new) and/or are genuinely concerned for our well being we will … Continue reading

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Hmmm. What to eat?

5 years in the planning and 26 days out we are still working on the details.  Food prep and supply boxes should be completed by the end of this week.  We are planning to use the hybrid strategy and will … Continue reading

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Anticipation

So you know that feeling you get before that big presentation, upcoming athletic event, or interview? You’ve done countless hours/days/months of preparation. You’ve checked and rechecked your information, gear, goals and benchmarks. Visualized and gone through the “big event” in … Continue reading

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