After missing the first pass junction down to Lone Pine I found myself running down the next pass in hope of seeing some type of road. I knew it would be a 22 mile hitch into town…but where was the road? Was I finally lost? Mount Whitney towered above me as I descended into an … More Mile 566.5 Mojave to mile 744.5 Lone Pine
With my heart pounding and sweat pouring down my face I scurried and clawed my way along a steep hill side of the trail. It was only a day ago that I was taking a zero day, laying in an air conditioned motel room, watching cable television and doing my best impersonation … More Mile 266.5 Big Bear to mile 566.5 Mojave/Tehachapi
As I desended Mount San Jancinto I couldn’t help but look across the desert floor towards the next challenge. The San Bernardino Mountains and the San Gorgonio Wilderness towered above the valley floor, every crease and fold created a seemingly impenetrable landscape. The desert heat was held at bay by high winds but that would soon … More Mile 179.5 Idyllwild to mile 266.5 Big Bear
Just a quick post to say I’m back to hiking after over 10 days of resting my angry little foot. Rejoined the trail in Idyllwild, PCT mile 174. It was cool and crisp as I travelled up and up towards Mount San Jancinto. Within 10 miles I broke through the cloud cover to find crystal … More Back on the trail at mile 179.5
The rain was just beginning to come down as we arrived at the U.S./Mexico border. After a really emotional goodbye I set out on the trail with Mike aka “The Juggernaut” It was 12pm and storming so we pressed on quickly throughout the day and into the darkness. We reached mile 20 at 10pm by headlamp … More Mile 0 Campo to mile 42.5 Mount Laguna
HRC Athletes for Equality It is who we love that influence us to do great things and to do little things…in great ways. As an Athlete for Equality I hope to raise awareness for the LGBTQ community’s fight for Equal Rights and funding for Human Rights Campaign. Please click the link below if you’d like … More Human Rights Campaign Athlete for Equality
Hello and greetings from Soda Springs, California! This weekend I’ll be leaving home and my ever so amazing partner and heading for Southern California. There I will have a great home base (thanks Mom and Bro!) to make sure all is in order, as best it can be, for my upcoming hike of the PCT. … More ONE DAY? ONE WEEK? FOUR MONTHS?