Month: July 2017

The Final 100 Miles and a Wildfire

We arrived in Olallie Lake Resort and are now down to the final 100 miles of our 430 mile hike across Oregon on the Pacific Crest Trail. Walking only 100 miles more feels a little like we are practically done, or at least this…

The Three Sisters

The Three Sisters Wilderness is an amazing section of the Pacific Crest Trail. When I hiked this section on my 2014 thru-hike I experienced several days of heavy rain and almost never saw the mountains. This trip the weather has been perfect, wildflowers are…

200 Miles

Today we reached the 200 mile point in our hike. This section of the Pacific Crest Trail has been really nice with lovely lakes to camp near most nights…Summit Lake, Diamond View Lake, Odell Lake, Bobby Lake and likely Brahma Lake later today. We…

Mount Thielsen

Mount Thielsen is about 30 miles north of Crater Lake via the Pacific Crest Trail and this was our next challenge due to possible snow. I had been watching satellite snow data and could see the Mount Thielsen area had late snow this year….

Crater Lake

Crater Lake truly is a wonder and we had a beautiful day to hike up to the Rim from Mazama Village. We departed early and a hiker named Thug Life offered us a ride the mile and a half back to the Pacific Crest…