Day 143, The End

8/30/18 Today we have about 24 miles from Roland Campsite to the border. Our permit had us staying at Nightmare Campsite which was another 7 miles from the border back the way we came . It was either going to be a 31 mile day or stay at Hozomeen Campsite right at the border which … Continue reading Day 143, The End

Day 142 Mazama, WA and Ross Lake detour.

Day 142 8/29/18 Today is a resupply trip for Bud Light to the town of Mazama and a rather long hitch of 40 miles. We have a short 3.5 miles to go this morning from Panther Campsite and we'll be to highway 20/Panther Creek trailhead. The actual PCT crossing at Rainy Pass/Hwy 20 is 20 … Continue reading Day 142 Mazama, WA and Ross Lake detour.

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

Day 130 – 131, 2370.8 – 2413.8 Snoqualmie Pass

Today we'll get into Snoqualmie Pass to see Kelly,Morgan, Korin and my sister Jenny for breakfast. Morgan will be joining us for the next 70 miles to Stevens Pass. This morning was very foggy, so much so that it was raining under the trees from the condensation. I do enjoy days like this, the forest … Continue reading Day 130 – 131, 2370.8 – 2413.8 Snoqualmie Pass