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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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9/12: “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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May 23: What I Think About on the Trail…Part 1

5/23 “Since Little Bear Asked…” A few days ago in Idyllwild, one of my fellow thru-hikers, ‘Little Bear,’ asked me a very sincere question.  “Rawhide, what do you think about while you are hiking?”  Being a good number of years … Continue reading

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May 21: The Escape From Idyllwilds’ Vortex

5/21/2011 The last few days have gone by in a blur. But like it seems to be that on the PCT, it also seems like a few days has been forever ago. After descending down into the sleepy little woodsy … Continue reading

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Trail angel Mike’s & the symphony of noise!

5/13/11 Tule Spring, mile 137 I left Warner Springs two days ago, and hiked out about 4 miles before finding a nice spot to camp. Had a late start (4:30pm) so I had just enough time to set up camp … Continue reading

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Nutrition on the Trail: “Redux”

About 8 months ago, I wrote about how I would attempt stay nourished on my thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail. In the subsequent months, as I have researched, tested and learned, I saw some changes in the original formula. … 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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