Lets go Shopping for Trail Toys!

It's that time of year!, the first draft of PCT permit applications were just a few days ago. If you made it though slow internet speeds and incessant page refreshing during the first permit process you're now waiting impatiently for that congratulatory acceptance email saying: Congratulations! We’ve reviewed and approved your permit application. It looks … Continue reading Lets go Shopping for Trail Toys!

Day 140-141, Stehekin,Wa. – Holman Fire Detour

Day 140, 8/27/18 This morning we went into the ranger station to get the required camping permits due to the fire detour. Our PCT permit only covers being on the PCT. While discussing the detour with the ranger she mentioned that some PCTers were extending the detour route further into the North Cascades National Park. … Continue reading Day 140-141, Stehekin,Wa. – Holman Fire Detour

Day 138 – 139, Bannock Lake Detour/Holden Village

Day 138 8/25/18 2531.5-2552.6 When we got into camp last night I could see my breath! This morning is chilly and overcast again, it's looking like rain today so I'm taking my time getting packed up. Two oatmeal packets soaking and a cup of coffee while I look out at fog laced trees. Once I … Continue reading Day 138 – 139, Bannock Lake Detour/Holden Village

Day 134 – 135, Zero in Leavenworth- 2482.5

Day 134 8/21/18 Zero in Leavenworth. Yesterday Kelly picked us up at Stevens Pass and brought us into Leavenworth, a small touristy Bavarian themed town. We sometimes drive up here during the winter when the streets are glowing with Christmas lights and candy canes. This is the last stop for Kelly until she picks us … Continue reading Day 134 – 135, Zero in Leavenworth- 2482.5