May 16th, 2021 Mile Marker: 144 Miles Hiked Today: 27 Planner and I both slept in this morning till 5:30 am. 😂 We both had slept so well curled up in our sleeping bags so it was hard to get out of them. We both felt recharged after some actual sleep. We packed up our … Continue reading Day 6: The Desert Is Throwing Us Curveballs.
May 15th, 2021 Mile Marker: 117 Miles Hiked Today: 20 Planner and I both woke up at 4:30 am this morning to try and get to Warner Springs early. We were wanting that long, long siesta in town. I felt bad for the gentlemen next to us while we shuffled about because we could tell … Continue reading Day 5: Warner Springs
May 14th, 2021 Mile marker: 96 Today’s miles hiked: 24 It is so incredibly hard to hike when there has been a lack of sleep. The previous night I decided to sleep without my rain fly to hopefully get enough courage to “cowboy camp”. (This is where we lay out in the open with just … Continue reading Day 4: “Is This Cactus Going To Kill Me?”
May 13th, 2021 Mile marker: 72 Today’s miles hiked: 24 Yayyyyyyyyyyy! I slept wonderfully last night. Our tent spot was up on a ridge which allowed the wind to blast through and make our spot nice and cold. I found myself able to stay warm in my sleeping bag just with shorts and a shirt … Continue reading Day 3: Learning To Hike The Desert
May 12th, 2021 Mile marker: 48 Today’s miles hiked: 26 I was right. I didn’t hardly sleep a wink at all my first night. Not so much that I was scared of the noises but that I was hot! The temperature did drop but my sleeping bag, I have learned, is incredibly warm. This will … Continue reading Day 2: Two Is Better Than One.
Total Mileage: 22 Holy Cannoli. It’s only been two days since leaving Kansas and I feel like I have been gone for a week minimum. First, a little bit about leaving and arriving in San Diego! I am surprised that leaving hasn’t gotten any easier. I almost feel like it has gotten harder each time. … Continue reading Day 1: “I’m Going To Nervous Poop For You!”
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!! It’s that time y’all. That time for Izzy to put on her backpack and head for an adventure. T-minus 9 days till I pack up my newly made over Ozzy backpack and embark on a new journey! This time, we are heading to the wonderful, stunning, Pacific Crest Trail. This trail is 2,650 miles … Continue reading Here We Go!