People are guests in our story, the same way we are guests in theirs. But we all meet each other for a reason because every person is a personal lesson waiting to be told.

― Lauren Klarfeld
I started the PCT with about thirty strangers riding up together to Hart’s Pass from Bellingham in three rented vans.
PCT Day 1, Harts Pass to Holman Creek Trail Junction, 13 miles
The beginning is always today. —Mary Shelley Day 1, Harts Pass to Holman Creek Trail Junction, 13 miles And so…Read
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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…Read
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PCT Day 80, Astounding view to Sonora Pass, 11 miles
Once you figure out what respect tastes like, it tastes better than attention. – Pink The day opens pink, cold and…Read
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PCT Day 107, Hiker Town to Maxwell Road, 25 miles
I have learned that as long as I hold fast to my beliefs and values – and follow my own…Read
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PCT Day 128, zero, Idyllwild
The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for. – Maureen Dowd…Read
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peeps of the PCT: Karl and Holly, trail angels
Wherever we travel to, the wonderful people we meet become our family. Lailah Gifty Akita Last night I had vivid…Read
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peeps of the PCT: the start
It’s not only moving that creates new starting points. Sometimes all it takes is a subtle shift in perspective, an…Read
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