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2 years of travel

2 Years of Travel

1st February is a special date for me. It marks 2 years of travel. On that date in 2014 I started this journey which in many ways has only just begun. My journey is about the spirit of adventure and exploring t...

Tips for Hiking the PCT

Here are my tips for hiking the PCT. If I were to hike the PCT again I would not change much but here is what I would do differently Tips for Hiking the PCT- Why I Hiked the PCT This is the most important que...
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PCT Day 125 Threatened by fires

20th August 2015 Mileage 0 Cascade Locks I'm physically and mentally exhausted. This PCT hike is hard. It's only my motivation that keeps me going. I can understand why people would quit the trail after putt...
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PCT Day 124 Eagle Creek Trail

  19th August 2015 Mileage 27.4 Salvation Springs (2127.7) to Cascade Locks (2155.1) I was excited about the day. I would hike the alternative route called the Eagle Creek Trail.  I would end ...

PCT Day 123 No sleep makes for a slow day

  18th August 2015 Mileage 21.7 Timberline Lodge (2106) to Salvation Springs (2127.7) The worst nights sleep of the whole trip was made better by the great buffet breakfast. The combination of both...
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PCT Day 122 To Timberline Lodge

  17th August 2015 Mileage 12.8 Bushcamp (2094.2) to Timberline Lodge (2107) The long miles I covered yesterday gave me the luxury of a sleep in. It was 6.15am when I woke. As could be expected I s...

PCT Day 121 40 Miles 

  16th August 2015 Mileage 40 (64.4km) Olallie Lake (2054.2) to Bushcamp (2094.2) The sun was just starting to become a glow in the sky when I set off from Ollalie Lake. Although I hadn't seen the ...
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PCT Day 120 Mt Jefferson

  15th August 2015 Mileage 32 Rockfall Lake (2022.2) to Olallie Lake (2054.2) I was woken from a very deep sleep by the girls who were up and stirring at about 5am. I made some moves and made it on...
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Day 119 I Just Hiked 2000 miles

  14th August 2015 Mileage 24.7 Bushcamp (1997.5) to Rockpile Lake (2022.2) It was still dark when I woke in the morning. I was camped in a thickly wooded forest and at sometime overnight the cloud...

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