In 2012 my strategy was minimalist shoes; that lasted only 110 miles. This year it's peanut butter. Let's see how long it takes me to get sick of it. My prediction : Wrightwood. Oh! and our dearests, Assface and Croatian, are already trying to get me to walk nasty sinful blue blazes like Horse Lake … Continue reading Strategy
Last night was my last shift working as the cranky pizza counter girl! I put my cattle prod away until September. NEXT! A coupla my regulars got me a cake, thanks guys I will! Oh and don't forget to tip your servers along the PCT. We know who you are. I'll be hiking into KO … Continue reading Thanks Boys!
It feels like I'm going to prom and I don't have a dress. I have only two weeks to decide on the One Outfit. You see audience, it's very important that you choose wisely or else you'll end up with a haz mat suit or worse "toddler" colored (as Carrot Quinn likes to say) run … Continue reading Mustachedofbeen
As I stood at the Chuckanut 50k starting line, I wondered what state I'd be in by the end. Had I trained hard enough? How was I going to react when I hit "The Wall?" I hadn't even run a marathon. Am I a cupcake? Should I have drank less beer last month? I tried … Continue reading Chuckanut 50k
Last year I didn't thru-hike, so I picked up trail running to sate my desire to be in the mountains. But it hasn't, I miss thru-hiking. Trail running is an excellent way to gain fitness and be outside, but at the end of the day you gotta go back to "normal" life. And I'm a … Continue reading Once upon a mountainy
2013 was a helluva year in the city. I met my father for the first time A dear friend committed suicide I broke up with my best friend and partner for a short stint with a klepto shaman Rented a studio apartment above a night club Drank danced starved and desired. I became disillusioned. And … Continue reading #yolo
When I got to Mammoth, CA in 2014 I FINALLY met eric d! (he works at the Davison St Guest House, go say hello) He’s a ghost and a legend in the long distance hiking community; he’s thru-hiked the PCT 7 times and yo yo-ed! The first thing he said to me was “You have … Continue reading PCT 2014 Gear List