Day 97 – Shopping

Zero Miles Kevin and I tackle our major shopping. Costco, Trader Joe’s and Walmart aisles are today’s hiking trails. The scenery is disappointing and we hike northbound, eastbound, southbound and westbound. In fact I think traveling in circles is our most common and frustrating route. We are resupplying for so many days it is impossible […]

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Day 96 – Kevin

Zero Miles Kevin, my youngest of three sons, will be joining me on the trail after the wedding. He plans to hike through Oregon and Washington, to the Canadian border. We just have a couple of days to go over his gear and purchase our resupplies. Luckily, Brian has offered Kevin the use of his […]

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Day 93 – Castle Crags

Mile 1498 to 1518 It is Independence Day and I will celebrate it by walking independently. In other words – alone again, naturally. I wake at 4:00am, drawn towards the beckoning light of civilization. It is attached to a building of significant convenience – the one with fixtures and indoor plumbing. After making a sizable […]

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