Cordillera Huayhuash: Food Prep

Cordillera Huayhuash Circuit Location: Peru Duration: 7-8 days Distance: Approximately 75 miles/120km Elevation: 10,800ft – 16,400ft Jake and I are heading back to South America in a just a few short weeks! Don't worry... more to come on the actual trek soon.Right now, the focus is organizing food! The first week in Peru, we will [...]

Back to the Real World: Now What?

Thoughts and observations collected after walking 2,650 miles in the wilderness... My feet STILL hurt. It's been almost 5 weeks now since we finished the Pacific Crest Trail and my feet are still swelling and aching. Usually pain comes first thing in the morning, when I'm at rest, if I walk too much (go figure) [...]

Final Stats From Our 2,650 Mile Journey on the Pacific Crest Trail!

Final Pacific Crest Trail Stats Total Days on Trail: 136 (May 4-September 16, 2017) Trail Names: "Blossom" & "Jake Rabbit" Total Mileage: 2,650 miles + 65 additional miles road walking around fire closures Average Daily Mileage: 19.9 miles (including zero days) Longest Distance Hiked: 36.5 miles Sections Skipped: NONE! Most Elevation Gained in a Day: [...]

Things I Learned Hiking 2,650 Miles.. 

Things I learned hiking from Mexico to Canada... Set your goals daily.You can't think about getting to Canada every day. Take each day head on, in the moment, always setting a reachable goal. Mind over matter.You can tolerate more than you think. Above all the filth, swollen feet, peanut butter tortillas again for lunch, my [...]