April 24th-25th Day 12-13 Mileage: 15 + 14 Day 12 and 13 are blurred in my mind so I’m putting them together. The main theme for these days was to keep moving or get cold! A storm reached us here on the PCT starting around mile 109 at Warner Springs. We’ve been hiking the past … Continue reading Day 12-13: Cold, windy, rainy, happy!
April 23rd Day 11 Mileage: 4.5 Just off the PCT at mile 106 is a rock formation that is shaped like a giant eagle. It is amazing how a bunch of rocks naturally looks that way. The best part about today was that Nana and Uncle Bobby met us on the PCT! It was so … Continue reading Day 11: Family time at Eagle Rock
April 21st Day 9 Mileage: 14 Today was all about miles! We did our most mileage so far at 14 miles. It was technically even more than that because we took a 0.6 mile round trip on a side trail for water. It feels good to get stronger and be able to hike a little … Continue reading Day 9: Making miles
April 19th Day 7 Mileage: 9 Derek & Caitlin’s Audiobook of the Week: “The Martian” by Andy Weir Today was the hottest day by far and for that reason alone was pretty rough. I had a restless night due to the wind again so we slept in a little in until about 7am. Most other … Continue reading Day 7: It’s definitely a desert out here
April 17 Day 5 Mileage: 10 Our adventure today started at the Mt Laguna outfitter where Derek threw out his old new balences that were completely worn out in the heel with some brand new shoes! His haul also included injinji toe socks and some nice teal women’s sandals ( apparently the women’s were lighter)… … Continue reading Day 5: New shoes and panoramic views
April 16th Day 4 Mileage: 10 We woke up this morning after a long windy night, camped amidst lots of fellow hikers at Cibbets Flats campground. We were the last to go to bed at 9 pm! Apparently 9 pm is what they call hiker midnight. The wind started howling at 12:30am and woke us … Continue reading Day 4: A very windy night
April 13th Day 1 Miles: 9 The journey has begun! We got a to the border smoothly this morning thanks to Nana and Uncle Bobby. Our family has just been incredible during our stay with them these past few days. Thanks guys! After arriving at the monument we had a nice lunch with … Continue reading Day 1: A heavy start
This is the state of our move. Complete chaos!