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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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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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Please Donate!

“I would not wish that life on an enemy…it would be better to hang yourself and die.” Those are words from a young woman named Sita, a former prostitute and victim of human trafficking, from Mumbai (Bombay) India. Sold into … 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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Weddings, Planes and (not much) Sleep

(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 for several organizations that help others, inspire, and even save lives. The PCT is a 2,650 mile … Continue reading

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