Tag: PCT

The day after bagging my first peak on the Pacific Crest Trail, my sleeping pad acquired a slow leak. I didn’t realize until I woke up in the middle night flat on the rocky ground and wildly uncomfortable. I re-inflated it, only to wake up a little later on the ground again. I got next to […]

So I wrote a whole post about this section and apparently I accidentally deleted it. As a result, ill post a quick update for the sake of continuity, but it probably won’t be very detailed.

Day 9: Start: Warner Springs (mile 109.5) End: Mike’s Place! (Mile 127.5) This was my longest hike yet (18miles), so we woke up early and headed out from the Warner Springs Community Centre. I was the first one to break camp, and the first few miles were across farm fields. The sun hadn’t risen yet, […]

A couple of years ago, my father recommended a book to me (I bet many of you have heard of it…). The conversation went something like this: Dad: You should check out this book/movie Wild, I think you would like it. Do you want to borrow it? Me: What’s it about? Dad: This woman loses her mother […]