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I Get It Now.

The Top of Mt. Whitney I remember in the months and weeks leading up to my 2011 hike of the PCT, as I prepared, I researched like crazy. I read anything and everything I could get my hands on. Not … Continue reading

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Pacific Crest Trail 2011 in Photos (Mexico border to Central Oregon)

Here’s a little “start to finish” of my 2011 PCT (almost)thru-hike, pretty much most of these shots were from my iPod Touch (not great quality) and I have a ton from my Canon Powershot that I will add as well. … Continue reading

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Dear Thru-Hike For Freedom friends!

Hello everyone! I wanted to write a letter to all those that subscribed to my blog, THF2, and supported me with notes of encouragement and followed along on my journey this last year. As you may already know, I started … Continue reading

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PCT Gear List: A Review from the Rearview

(Please check out my previous post titled “How to be a Sponsored Hiker” if you are thinking about hiking the PCT in this or the following year.) This is a long time coming, but I wanted to get this up … Continue reading

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“The Oasis Projekt”: How to be a Sponsored Hiker!

As I mentioned in my earlier post from the trail, I’ve been led to start a non-profit. The name of the organization is The Oasis Projekt, and all the vital aspects of it are beginning to fall into place even … Continue reading

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10/13: A Conclusion, and a Start!

Thf2 end post  (I had to make a very difficult decision recently, to end my thru-hike and come back to “civilization.” After almost 2,000 miles, I felt it was time. I wanted to relate the reasons why and what went in … Continue reading

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8/20: Unwelcome Visitors

I struggled greatly with this journal entry. Not based solely on the subject matter, as I had ‘made it out of the forest,’ so to speak; but more so because I didn’t want to alarm my family & friends. But, … Continue reading

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C l o t h i n g : All I’ll Be Wearing for the Pacific Crest Trail

CLOTHING for the Pacific Crest Trail (Next month, April of 2011, I will be setting off from the border of California and Mexico and taking my first steps northward, hoping to finish sometime in September in Manning Provincial Park in … Continue reading

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Gear List Finally Up

Yes! Just in time for the New Year :) I was finally able to get to a point where my gear list could be published. After making the decision to hike the Pacific Crest Trail this last July, I have … Continue reading

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Knocking on Doors

(I’ll be posting updates on my preparations to thru-hike the Pacific Crest Trail this next April through September. I’m attempting to raise money and raise awareness for several organizations that help others, inspire, and even save lives. The PCT is a 2,650 … Continue reading

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