PCT Oregon – Day 4: Passing Pilot Rock to Hobart Bluff

Day FourToday’s Miles: 11.5Total Miles: 40.8Callahan’s Mountain Lodge to Camp 7 (near Hobart Bluff Trailhead) Sleep did not go so well last night. I tossed and turned in my big comfortable bed with pillows. You just never know with sleep…My daughter had an 8 a.m. Zoom meeting for work, and I was up on myContinue reading “PCT Oregon – Day 4: Passing Pilot Rock to Hobart Bluff”

Backpacking the Pacific Crest Trail Oregon – Day 30 to Hanks Lake

Today is my last day solo backpacking through Oregon. I hike along Three Fingered Jack, passing Minto Pass, Rockpile Lake, and a lot of burnt trees to my final destination – Hanks Lake to meet my hiking buddy!

Backpacking the PCT – Day 26 to Reese Lake

Hiking the Oregon section of the Pacific Crest Trail, I am wowed by all the Central Oregon beauty of majestic mountains and brilliant wildflowers during this leg leaving Elk Lake northbound.
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Pacific Crest Trail Oregon: Day 9 to Island Lake

Day NineToday’s Miles: 15.6Total Miles: 99.5Fish Lake to Island Lake (Sky Lakes Wilderness) Despite feeling completely safe last night, I didn’t sleep well. I tossed and turned, waking up a dozen times. This became my new normal, and it wasn’t because I was uncomfortable. I had an amazing sleeping pad I LOVE, that’s cushy andContinue reading “Pacific Crest Trail Oregon: Day 9 to Island Lake”

PCT Oregon – Day 8 to Fish Lake

Day EightToday’s Miles: 9.9 Total Miles: 83.9Brown Mountain Shelter to Fish Lake It was a little strange to wake up with so many people in camp. It was quiet, and I wasn’t sure when it was appropriate to get up and move around. I was awake at my usual 5:30 a.m., but stayed in theContinue reading “PCT Oregon – Day 8 to Fish Lake”