Merry Christmas "Waterboy!" https://youtu.be/fwIwoB7SRCE
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 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 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 [...]
Mile 2,658 - Welcome to Manning Park, Canada!
WE MADE IT!!!!!! May 4th - Sept 16th | 136 days, 2,650 miles, record snow, record heat, multiple fire closures, 5 road walks (+65 additional miles); after months of hiking we made it from Mexico to Canada!! Hands down the greatest blessing throughout this entire journey was getting to share every moment with my husband. [...]