Category Archives: Dug Shelby

“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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9/13: Wrestling

Woke up warm & dry this morning…used my new cuben fiber tarp again, and loved it. I’m actually nestled underneath it right now, about 28 miles down the trail, close to the Oregon Skyline Trail, which I’ll take tomorrow into … Continue reading

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9/12: “Cratertastical!” Crater Lake is a large lake in a huge crater!

I stayed the night at Mazama Campground, right at Crater Lake, and woke up tired. The day before I had hiked my furthest day yet, a little over 31 miles, and it hadn’t been easy. For some reason the day … Continue reading

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9/11: Remembering…

Nothing to say today that would be more important than remembering those who lost their lives 10 years ago on this day. Spent time today praying for those who were devastated and left to continue without the daily presence of … Continue reading

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9/7: Special Announcement Update

“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.”  ~John Muir (I mentioned a few posts back that I had an exciting announcement that I’d be sharing in an upcoming post. I wanted to follow through with … 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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7/2: Out of Kennedy Meadows, Kern River & Catch-Up

Back on the trail after two days at Kennedy Meadows. Stayed at trail angel Tom’s collection of trailers, and a pretty healthy group of hikers were there, most of whom I’d met before. The Kennedy Meadow General Store had a … Continue reading

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6/23: Energy/No Energy, iPod Love, & Why I’m Hiking…

Hit 22 miles straight on yesterday. Today I’m looking at 22-24.  Started this morning after not sleeping too well. I hiked last night well into dark, trying to make the next water source so I could drink something before bed, … Continue reading

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6/22: Joshua Trees Are Cool.

Woke up this morning at a quarter to 6, and looked out of my bivy to see how much of my shoes & pack was left. Apparently they were both still intact, but also still covered with ants. It was … Continue reading

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