Month: August 2014

Day 148

Day 148: August 28th Mile 2179.5 to Mile 2201.7 I Met Deb today for lunch and to pick up supplies. Lots of ups and downs in Washington. This afternoon was a 4,000 foot climb from the Wind River to Huckleberry Mountain. But after 2,000…

Day 147

Day 147: August 27th Mile 2155 (Cascade Locks) to Mile 2179.5 This morning I crossed the Bridge of the Gods from Cascade Locks, OR into Washington, the final state I will be crossing in my journey. Crossing the bridge was a minor adventure. The…

Day 146

Day 146: August 26th Mile 2140.7 (Wahtum Lake) to Mile 2155 (Cascade Locks) From Wahtum Lake I continued on the official Pacific Crest Trail to the small town of Cascade Locks. Few PCT hikers actually take this official route as most hike the very…

Day 145

Day 145: August 25th Mile 2119.3 to Mile 2140.7 (Wahtum Lake) Today’s hike continued around Mount Hood and then along something called the Bull Run Watershed which supplies the water for the City of Portland. Pretty hiking along forested ridgetops. My shin is starting…

Day 144

Day 144: August 24th Mile 2102.5 (Barlow Pass) to Mile 2119.3 After hiking about five miles hiking I arrived at the historic Timberline Lodge on Mount Hood. It’s a pretty cool place and was the location where much of the movie “The Shining” was…