Hiking, PCT 2015, Travels

Day 45: Whitney Recovery

So Whitney kicked my butt good and proper. In the middle of the night I was sick, as was Chug. I filter my water religiously and try to keep my hand sanitizer around so as not to get bugs, so I don’t feel it is an infection. I think I just overdid it stomping 18 miles up Whitney in the…

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Hiking, PCT 2015, Travels

Day 42: The Mountains Begin in Earnest

Less than half a mile from camp up the hill was a seasonal stream that was flowing! Double Step, Bad Camper and Shenanigans were already filling up, and we kicked ourselves for walking 0.7 miles each way to get cow water. We promptly dumped out all the stinky water, looking forward to drinking clear flowing water instead. Whilst we were…

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