Idyllwild to Big Bear, CA. Miles 152-266

Leaving Aliah's moms house, we decided to skip Mt. San Jacinto because Aliah's knees were still really bugging her. It turns out that she has Patellar Tendinitis in both knees, she bought some new knee bands to see if they would help but she didn't want to risk seriously injuring herself on this small climb... Continue Reading →

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Julian to Idyllwild, CA. Mile 77 to 152

We left Julian, CA feeling refreshed and ready to start hiking again. The zero day was really crucial for both our moral and our blisters. We woke up early and packed up our backpacks, a task that was starting to feel more and more like a routine, and headed down to the hotel lobby for... Continue Reading →

The first 77 miles

The night before heading down to the Trail head in Campo, CA I was a nervous wreck. Alone in a hotel room in San Diego I packed and re packed my backpack about 10 times, freaking out that it was way to heavy. My nerves were through the roof, I tossed and turned all night... Continue Reading →

Hello 2018!

Excited to announce that I was chosen to be a 2018 blogger for thetrek.co! From now on my posts will first be published on their site before my own. This article originally appeared on The Trek, which you can read here.    Happy New Year everyone! I have been meaning to write this post all... Continue Reading →

All the Gear!

Alright you guys... A bunch of you have been asking me about the gear and items that I will be taking with me on trail so I have made a complete gear list. I spent a few hours completely nerding out on a super organized-color coded spreadsheet that lists each item, its brand, trail weight,... Continue Reading →

Why the PCT you ask?

Because of this face right here. Pure happiness. This is a photo of me, in my tent, on top of a mountain, happy as can be. I wish I could bottle that feeling up and save it for forever. But there is more... Ever since college I have had this feeling, a need for adventure,... Continue Reading →

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