PCT Days: 114-120
114: Hiked 22.1 | 1530.3
Long day, blurry and ill defined.
115: Hiked 25.6 | 1555.9
The morning sky was a veil of smoke, shrouding the sun in a soft, gauzy gray.
116: Hiked 25.5 | 1581.3
I busted the booty at the end of the day to prove to Nicholas I didn’t suck. (I arrived an hour after him for our lunch break, and he commented I was moving slow.)
117: Hiked 18.4 | 1599.7
I woke up early to get into Etna at a reasonable time.
We arrived for a music festival: Jammin’ on Main. Nicholas and I set up our tent in the park and took showers, a very hiker friendly park.
We enjoyed the live music with drinks.
118: Hiked 15.4 | 1615.1
Molly Macgowam gave us a ride to the trail. She was a delicately wrinkled woman with silver hair and pink lips. She told us she was a professional ice skater. Molly said she travelled around the world figure skating with “her sugar daddy.” I asked if she knew Nancy Kerrigan.
“Nancy? Yeah, I know Nancy. She’s a bitch. She deserved to get her leg smashed. But Tonya, she’s a scumbag.”
119: Hiked 30.3 | 1645.4
I sold my soul and legs to join the 30-miler club. 30 miles in one day… I was proud of myself, but at the same time, I felt as if the high miles sapped my love of hiking.
120: Hiked 22 | 1670.7
We hiked into Seiad Valley and visited the cafe. I feasted on gluten free french toast with blackberries. Then there was a long ass road.
121: Hiked 25.4 |1696.1
Grinding and grinding, California is grinding me away.
But then, OREGON! We finally made it. California was 1,691.7 miles
122: Hiked 23 | 1717.7
We went to the movies, ate Mexican, In-n-Out, and we were reunited with our favorite ginger, PHILLY.