July 30th, 2021 Mile Marker: 1704.7 Miles Hiked Today: 34 Oh baby! Today was the day we were going to cross over into Oregon!! We woke up early, had that delicious coffee and hot chocolate mix and headed out ready to go. I’m not kidding. That sugar and caffeine that makes me charge up mountains! … Continue reading Day 81: Oregon!!
July 29th, 2021 Mile Marker: 1670.8 Miles Hiked Today: 26 Sleeping next to a river is the best sleep medicine I can have. Once again listening to the calming, rolling river put me instantly to sleep and kept me asleep all night. We woke up at 5 am this morning and were ready to rock … Continue reading Day 80: Last Town In California!
July 28th, 2021 Mile Marker: 1641.7 Miles Hiked Today: 31.3 This morning we woke up early and I was so excited for my hot chocolate and coffee mix. I had done this for over half of the AT and strayed from it this year for some reason. But it’s back and it had me starting … Continue reading Day 79: It’s So Beautiful Here!
July 27th, 2021 Mile Marker: 1610.4 Miles Hiked Today: 29 During the night it actually started to rain and pitter patter on our tents. It was a pleasant surprise as I adore sleeping in the rain. It made waking up rather difficult though as the clouds lingered and made the morning darker than usual. After … Continue reading Day 78: Finally Bear Sightings!
July 26th, 2021 Mile Marker: 1581.4 Miles Hiked Today: 31 We woke up this morning slightly groggy. I had the hardest time falling asleep last night. As tired as I was, for some reason I just couldn’t fall asleep. It’s always strange when our minds are like that. We took our time this morning, making … Continue reading Day 77: Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop.
July 25th, 2021 Miles Marker: 1550.2 Miles Hiked Today: 31 Journey and I had planned for a bigger mile day today and decided to wake up at 5 am. This morning however, I was full on deep sleep drooling and Journey came over to my tent at 5:20 to wake me up. I shot up … Continue reading Day 76: The Miles Are Flying By.
July 24th, 2021 Mile Marker: 1518.9 Miles Hiked Today: 17.69 I slept in this morning later than usual but enjoyed staying in bed. Journey and I went to breakfast at a cute, small cafe and filled up on breakfast burritos. We decided to hang around until 12:20 to take the public bus back to the … Continue reading Day 75: Smoky Trail And New Faces.
July 23, 2021 Mile Marker:1501.2 Miles Hiked Today: 11 We woke up early and started the 11 mile decent into Mount Shasta. Once again, my stomach felt solid, no gurgling and I felt well rested. I didn’t want to get my hopes up but man, I was feeling good. I was cruising quickly down the … Continue reading Day 74: Mount Shasta.
July 22nd, 2021 Mile Marker: 1490 Miles Hiked Today: 29 All I needed was to put that good juju out into the universe for some good sleep and I got it. I slept so well and had another great view for this mornings sunrise. The day started out with around 10 miles of decent. There … Continue reading Day 73: I’m Back!
July 21st, 2021 Mile Marker: 1460.6 Miles Hiked Today: 26 Today’s sunrise was magical. We watched as the sun started to make the sky come alive and then eventually light up just the top of Mount Shasta. I was appreciating it since I didn’t sleep a wink last night unfortunately. The moon was extremely bright, … Continue reading Day 72: Dragging.
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