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It’s a Hard Knock Life, or Meditations on (Temporary) Termination

I came off the PCT on April 4th, 2014. Tomorrow I will see a doctor in Sacramento, where I live, and will likely be referred to a podiatrist for peroneal tendonitis. I developed this tendonitis in early February when I … Continue reading

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PCT Days 7-9: Tendonitis, Tears, and a Triple Zero in Warner Springs

March 31 – April 2, 2014 Stuck at Mile 109.5 On the morning of the 31st, the thru-hikers who had stayed with him the night before piled into Monty’s truck again and took off for the Warner Springs Post Office. … Continue reading

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The “Lasts” and Memories of Spring

Tomorrow I’m leaving Sacramento and will travel to San Diego and then Campo, CA to begin my PCT hike on March 25th. In the past few days, I’ve been encountering more and more “lasts,” or experiences I won’t be having again … 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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