Three Fools Peak
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 8:34 pm
Location: Hopkins Lake (2646.2 miles)

The penultimate day on the trail may have started off slow, but the afternoon was full of beautiful scenery and an epic lake as my six-month-long journey nears its conclusion.

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Valley Fog
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 6:54 pm
Location: Holman Fire Detour: Berk Creek (2622.0 miles)

A twenty-mile day, some scenic, and some not, saw us several “lasts” on the trail as we approach Canada: the last road crossing, the last fire closure, and the last wilderness area

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Monday, September 17, 2018 8:27 pm
Location: Brush Creek (2609.4 miles)

A beautiful day of hiking awaited us as we started on the last leg of the trail, departing Rainy Pass and making our way more than halfway towards Harts Pass.

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Fall Color
Sunday, September 16, 2018 8:16 pm
Location: Rainy Pass / Mazama / Ravensong’s Roost (2591.1 miles)

A wet, rainy day fittingly brought us to Rainy Pass and took us into Mazama, the last trail town in Washington. With only about sixty miles to go to the border, the end of the trail is almost upon us.

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Stehekin River near Bridge Creek
Saturday, September 15, 2018 5:06 pm
Location: Bridge Creek Campground (2576.8 miles)

Today, we left Stehekin, our final resupply complete, and set off on the first half of our hike to Mazama, the last town on the trail. Today was notable for one reason: I saw my first bear of the trail.

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