Hiking, PCT 2015, Travels

Day 142: I See You!

Today was beautiful but hard and long. But I saw a marmot so everything was ok! I couldn’t manage to get a picture of it before it hid under a rock, so I snapped a couple of a curious pika instead. I left camp fairly late, as there was no real rush and it was cold out. Hiking in the…

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Hiking, PCT 2015, Travels

Day 136: Washington’s Beautiful

This morning I woke to frost on the ground and ice on the tent. The early morning sunshine hadn’t yet reached our campsite and the temperature remained low enough to preserve the sparkling crystals on everything from leaves to trekking poles. The chill didn’t deter the camp robbers though, the gray jays. As we breakfasted and packed up camp I…

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