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Camping Solo and Overcoming Fear

In 2019, I spent Labor Day weekend embarking on a solo camping trip adventure. I did not expect the wild ride that ensued. I wrote a short story in the memoir class I took this spring, and thought I’d share. … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading