Kearsarge to Kennedy Meadows – Week 9 Pacific Crest Trail

The past eight days has been a non stop barrage of the new and unusual. I couldn’t be happier about these oddities I faced on my way to Kennedy Meadows South. The slower I go and embrace the far-out occurences, the deeper I get pulled into a state of appreciation and enjoyment. Refueling in the […]

Reds Meadow to Kearsarge Pass – Week 8 Pacific Crest Trail

Imagine soaking in natural hot springs when suddenly chunks of ice begin falling from the sky. Perhaps that is not everyone’s idea of a remarkable life experience but that afternoon was among my favorite on the trail. One the most dreaded features of the High Sierras is the sporadic storms I endured that day. As […]

Sonora Pass to Reds Meadow – Week 7 Pacific Crest Trail

Incomprehensibly expansive vistas and impossibly vast ridges pale in comparison to a single pine cone. While this week, ending in Reds Meadow, has been easily some of the Pacific Crest Trails most scenic, my focus has been on the micro. Soon into my first day I was at 10,000 feet, wide eyed and gaping at […]