“Did you find what you were looking for?” Post-PCT ramblings on life after the trail.

  Today was the first day I’ve gone hiking since my final footsteps on the PCT reached Canada. Me and Adrian set off on a 4-mile loop on Turkey Mountain, a hill that tops out at a whopping 804ft. This trail was all we knew in our pre-PCT life. As we hiked along, following the … More “Did you find what you were looking for?” Post-PCT ramblings on life after the trail.

DAY 155/Completion. 

September 23, 2016  Miles hiked: 25.8  Mile 2633 to 2658.9 (manning park lodge)  If you want to see more videos/photos follow me on Instagram: kacbernal  Or feel free to add me on Facebook! 🙂  This morning we all got going around 7:30am, and soon after we started hiking it began to rain. Just drizzle though, … More DAY 155/Completion. 

DAY 154/The last and best trail magic+one of the best days on trail. 

September 22, 2016  Miles hiked: 26.2  Mile 2606.9 to 2633.1 I was so incredibly tired last night, I passed out immediately and didn’t set my alarm. I woke up to salsa informing me of “blue skies, baby!” And I couldn’t have been happier. Today was definitely an amazing, gorgeous hike, filled with great conversation and … More DAY 154/The last and best trail magic+one of the best days on trail. 

DAY 153/Back to trail, feeling healthy again finally!

September 21, 2016 Miles hiked: 17.6  Mile 2588.6 (Rainy Pass) to 2606.2 (Brush Creek)  We got a ride from Arlington around 8am from Detour, a local trail angel. He took us the entire 2.5hrs to Rainy Pass. We started hiking and the weather was pretty nice, we passed a ton of ground wasp nests and … More DAY 153/Back to trail, feeling healthy again finally!

DAY 151/Rain, hail, snow, and sleeping in a privy (again). 

September 19, 2016 Miles hiked: 15~  Mile 2492.6 to North Fork Sauk Trail trailhead  I remember looking back at the weather report in Stevens Pass, which stated that today was supposed to be sunny and mild. But instead, the rain from last night never stopped. It was still pouring rain when we woke up this … More DAY 151/Rain, hail, snow, and sleeping in a privy (again).