2535.2 / 2652.6 miles 95.6% Vista Creek Campsite 2535.2

[Sept 20] Done! It’s been an epic adventure. Post backlog will catch up over the next week or two.

YouTube Channel || “I’m Dreaming of No Bear Can” video

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 8:44 pm
Location: Campsite 1046.1 (1046.1 miles)

Quoi and I didn’t actually set a departure time for today, until around 2 am when she accidentally woke me up when she was going to the bathroom. I found it rather amusing that she managed to wake me up doing something quiet and mundane, but didn’t when she was intentionally making noise to scare off deer.

read more (804 words, 3 photos)

Monday, June 18, 2018 8:06 pm
Location: East Fork Carson River (1026.1 miles)

Forgetting that caffeine keeps me awake, and having plenty of it during dinner last night, I couldn’t get to sleep until nearly midnight, which meant I didn’t wake up until after 8 am today. I was quite happy to get the sleep, even though it meant we were later for everything this morning than we might have preferred.

read more (779 words, 4 photos)

Sunday, June 17, 2018 9:03 pm
Location: Sonora Pass / CA 108 / Kennedy Meadows North (1016.9 miles)

It was a cold and windy morning, and for the first time in awhile, I wore my rain jacket on top of my fleece to keep warm.

read more (1228 words, 5 photos)

Saturday, June 16, 2018 8:15 pm
Location: Kennedy Canyon Creek (1005.9 miles)

A brisk 18.5 mile day today brought Quoi and I over Dorothy Lake Pass, out of Yosemite, and past 1000 miles.

read more (673 words, 5 photos)

Saturday, June 16, 2018 11:39 am
Location: 1000.0 miles

I put together this song over the course of a few days, after being inspired by a random thought. I think it describes pretty well the love-hate relationship PCT hikers have with their bear cans, and how much we look forward to getting rid of them when we exit the High Sierra.

read more (176 words)