Friday, September 7, 2018 8:08 pm
Location: Deception Lakes (2446.5 miles)

A ten mile long climb aside, today started off nice enough. But the first rain (and lightning!) in almost two weeks was not as much fun, and my tent once again failed to perform its key function of keeping the rain out.

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Thursday, September 6, 2018 7:06 pm
Location: Waptus River (2427.9 miles)

With three more days to get to Skykomish, CareFree and I made good progress today. Although it was a bit cold this morning, which slowed our departure, a strenuous 20 mile hike kept us on-schedule for town.

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018 6:53 pm
Location: Campsite 2407.9 (2407.9 miles)

Today was a beautiful day for hiking, only a little cool out, with mostly clear skies. After a short detour to drop my cousin’s daughter off at school, my cousin brought CareFree and I back to Snoqualmie Pass so we could begin our next section to Skykomish.

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018 10:20 pm
Location: Snoqualmie Pass / Auburn

Today was a mostly lazy day, but importantly, I completed my last resupply of the trail. It should also be my last zero. Once we get back on the trail tomorrow, we’ll begin our last push to Canada!

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Monday, September 3, 2018 8:44 pm
Location: Snoqualmie Pass (2392.8 miles)

Today started off cloudy, cool and humid, with fog on the next ridge over. We were happy, though, that the fog was not on top of us. CareFree and I managed to get hiking before 8 am, heading to Snoqualmie Pass to meet my cousin and head to Aurburn, a suburb of Seattle, to resupply.

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