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MEAL PREPARATION

The Pacific Crest Trail spans just a squeak over 2,650 miles. I am hoping to tackle the distance in under 65 days, dun dun dun. There are several sweet little towns to choose from that will hold resupply boxes for PCT thru-hikers. I decided I would resupply every 200-300 miles. I am also resupplying in…

My Big Three

I am officially less than a month away from my PCT adventure! Although there is much to discuss regarding gear, I decided to start with my Big Three Items: Shelter, Sleep System, and Hiking Pack. GEAR My goal is to have an overall backpack weight of around 25 lbs. This includes food and water. I…

22 Veterans

For the past few months, I have ramped up my Pacific Crest Trail training by participating in some online virtual runs. The latest virtual run involved four 50k’s put on by Trail Racing Over Texas. I even decided that I would carry 25 pounds in my hiking pack for my last two. I completed my…

Why the Pacific Crest Trail?

The first time I heard about the Pacific Crest Trail, I immediately wanted to do it.  So, I placed the idea into the far regions of my mind and decided that someday, when my kids were old enough, I would hike it. After the completion of the Triple Crown of 200’s (Bigfoot 200, Tahoe 200,…


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