Elaine and I have reached Cascade Locks on the banks of the Columbia River. We have hiked 1817 miles since … Continue reading Arriving at Cascade Locks
Choosing the amount and kind of clothing we’ll take is critical for success and comfort on the Pacific Crest Trail. … Continue reading Flat Mama…and Flat Papa
It’s taken a lot of organizing to be ready for this trip – looking ahead for all the conditions of … Continue reading Here’s the Gear
We have been increasing our mileage to be ready to do those long days. Today, we did our last training … Continue reading The Final Trainer
As we progress down the trail, one of our most looked-forward-to points every day will finally being able to lie … Continue reading Sleeping on the trail…on the ground
We very much appreciate the trails we have here in Port Ludlow. Our thanks to the Port Ludlow Trails Committee. … Continue reading Endurance!
Many people wonder where we’re going to stay when we “do this hike”. Elaine and I are experienced tent campers. … Continue reading Home Away from Home
Last August we attempted to find the Gold Creek Trailhead above the Dungeness River. We drove a bunch of roads … Continue reading Gold Creek Trail Update
The PNT is the acronym for the Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail. This is NOT the north-south oriented Pacific Crest … Continue reading PNT Section Hike – September 4 – 8, 2017: Sleepy Hollow to Whiskey Bend
Seeing that retirement was in the not-so-distant future, we started making hiking plans. There are three trail systems that … Continue reading Golf vs. Hiking?