Category Archives: PCT 2014

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

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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

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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

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Day 171 – OOOH CANADA !!!

Day 171: (22.6 miles) mile 2646.3 – 2660 The Monument – 2668.9 Manning Park The patter of big fat rain drops continued throughout the night. Only the cadence would change. Thinking that I could take advantage of the non-stop rain, … Continue reading

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Day170 – Rain, REALLY?

Day 170: (26.05 miles) mile 2620.25 – 2646.3 . Up early before the sun rises, we are all on the move, which is amazing considering the rudeness of the area’s deer crunching and sniffing around our tents at all hours … Continue reading

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Day 169 – Rainy Pass

Day 169: (20.62 miles) mile 2599.63 – 2620.25 All good things must come to an end, and so it was that we packed up and hit the trail early this morning after a scrumptious breakfast, and one last mocha for … Continue reading

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Day 168 – Winthrop!!!

Day 168: (2.84 miles and LOTS of Beer) mile 2596.79 – 2599.63 Finally, we sleep in …again, but this time is different. It is the first time we have slept in on a hiking day, and probably the last. The … Continue reading

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