Pacific Crest Trail

Martinson Gap

Day 119 I didn’t sleep too well last night, but not because it was too cold. It wasn’t. One time I awoke and heard chewing sounds, so I immediately looked at my food bag to see if a rodent had chewed through my tent and then were having a go Read more…

By hauberg, ago
Pacific Crest Trail

Past White Pass

Day 118 It probably comes as no surprise to you that I had a bunch of chores to do given that I rolled into “town” yesterday. They took a while. It was, however, nice to have kind of a reset as opposed to just having pushed on for what would Read more…

By hauberg, ago
Pacific Crest Trail

Mount Adams

Day 115 Got going earlier today just as dawn broke as I camped early yesterday. It was surprisingly cold, so it seemed like the heat wave had passed. Also mostly gone was the smoke and the soy eventually turned blue as the sun rose. Nice. My feet hurt a bit Read more…

By hauberg, ago
Pacific Crest Trail

Washington Blues

Day 113 I’m not going to sugarcoat it. I will have a hard time finding many positive things to say about today. It didn’t rain. There was no poison oak. My old wound didn’t rupture again. I was not killed in a bizarre accident involving an elephant, two zebras and Read more…

By hauberg, ago
Pacific Crest Trail

A Zero Day in Cascade Locks

Day 111 You probably already know most of the ingredients of a zero day. This one wasn’t much different. After breakfast and calling home, I unpacked the stuff I had ordered from Amazon and gotten yesterday. It was new socks, an emergency blanket, new trash compactor bags, which are especially Read more…

By hauberg, ago