Tag Archives: Outdoors

What’s that thing on your back?

I’m at the Mann’s house in San Diego and will be getting a ride to the southern terminus (on the border with Mexico near Campo, CA) at 6am tomorrow with three other thru- hikers. My dad and sister will hike … Continue reading

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The Quilt From Hell

Here’s the thru-hiker down quilt kit that I was able to put together only after hours of conceptualization and much help from two very patient and supportive seamstresses. It weighs only 22.3 ounces which is exciting because it helps bring … Continue reading

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Winter fun near Donner Pass

While in the Tahoe area last weekend, my dad and sister and I got a chance to walk a section of the PCT just south of Highway 80 near Donner Pass that we maintained 3 years ago as part of … Continue reading

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