PCT Day 30, Cascade Locks to Indian Spring, 20 miles
Instead of looking to the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need…ReadRead more.
PCT Day 31, Indian Spring to Lost Creek, 25 miles
It is better to be looked over than overlooked. – Mae West Of course Zach is camping below. I saw him…ReadRead more.
PCT Day 32, Lost Creek to wee spring near Forest Road 58, 20 miles
Cherish forever what makes you unique, cuz you’re really a yawn if it goes. – Bette Midler I slept poorly,…ReadRead more.
PCT Day 33, wee spring to Lemiti Creek, 28 miles
Dying seems less sad than having lived too little. —Gloria Steinem The morning comes before it gets light with my…ReadRead more.
PCT Day 34, Lemiti Creek to Bays Lake, 22 miles
The final forming of a person’s character lies in his own hands. – Anne Frank I wake to find no…ReadRead more.
PCT Day 35, Bays Lake to Three Sisters Overlook, 27 miles
I don’t believe in luck. It’s persistence, hard work and not forgetting your dream. – Janet Jackson The morning breaks…ReadRead more.
PCT Day 36, Two Sisters overlook to below Lava Rocks (via Big Lake Youth Camp) 17 miles
To live will be an awfully big adventure. – Peter Pan A perfect night of stars and a little wind…ReadRead more.
PCT Day 37, below Lava Rocks to Reese Lake, 23 miles
If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun. – Katherine Hepburn The sun was up early, mostly…ReadRead more.
PCT Day 38, Reese Lake to magical pond, 28 miles
What is in other people’s minds is not in my mind. I just do my own thing, – Audrey Hepburn…ReadRead more.
PCT Day 39, magical pond to Middle Rosary Lake, 27 miles
Always be a first-rate version of yourself rather than a second-rate version of someone else. – Judy Garland Gretzky wakes…ReadRead more.
PCT Day 40, Middle Rosary to Shelter Cove Resort, 5 miles (and then on to Eugene)
I may not be perfect but I’m pretty damn good. —Rebecca Roudman I have one of the best nights of…ReadRead more.
PCT Day 41, ‘zero’ Eugene, OR
I avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward. – Charlotte Bronte Cool things I learned today:…ReadRead more.
PCT Day 42, Shelter Cove to Oldenburg Lake (via Skyline alternate) 16 miles
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement; nothing can be done without hope. – Helen Keller I awaken in…ReadRead more.
PCT Day 43, Oldenburg Lake to Thielsen Creek, 26 miles (+2 off-trail water gathering)
If I stop to kick every barking dog I am not going to get where I’m going. – Jackie Joyner-Kersee…ReadRead more.
PCT Day 44, Thielsen Creek to Crystal Creek, 28 miles
Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.…ReadRead more.
PCT Day 45, Crystal Creek to stream near Seven Lakes Basin (via Mazama) 23 mileso
You are the one that possesses the keys to your being. You carry the passport to your own happiness. –…ReadRead more.
PCT Day 46, stream near Seven Lakes to creek near Lake of the Woods Highway, 28 miles
Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement. – Golda Meir…ReadRead more.
PCT Day 47, creek near Lake of the Woods Highway to Klum Landing Campground, 24 miles
If you can’t make it better, you can laugh at it. – Erma Bombeck I wake up all on my…ReadRead more.
PCT Day 48, Klum Landing to Highway 66 (Ashland) 15 miles
Knowing what must be done does away with fear. – Rosa Parks I had a purple sky lull me to…ReadRead more.
PCT Day 49, Highway 66 to little tent site above Mount Ashland Inn, 23 miles
The difference between successful people and others is how long they spend time feeling sorry for themselves. – Barbara Corcoran…ReadRead more.
PCT Day 50, Mt. Ashland to Bearground Springs, 25 miles
You can waste your lives drawing lines, or you can live your life crossing them. – Shonda Rhimes The morning…ReadRead more.