Decision made! I will do this “ice axe, crampons and self arresting” course in order to prepare for my next thru hike!! I am all set, the plane to Inverness, Scotland, leaves in 7 hours. So I better get some sleeping done.
“Hey there everybody!”
Long time no see! I missed you guys!
We haven’t heard from each other in an awfully long while. But this will change, as I am slowly but surely getting into “CDT Preparation Mode”!
I need to get out!
Outdoors to be precise.
Otherwise I seem to get a little crazy…
Here I am, waiting for my tattoo appointment.
Alright, lets do this. Let’s try to get these last 80 miles done.
I knew Felix would come up with a brilliant plan (because he is Felix).
And sure enough, while we all sit and have breakfast he says:
We can stay the night at Andy’s place in Seattle. I get to sleep in the guest bed, Felix sleeps on the sofa.
We pick up our resupply boxes in White Pass, and spend the night in a cute little hotel room. The room is tiny but has a kitchen and a porch.
We make it into the little village Trout Lake with no problem. A trail angel living here seems to enjoy shuttling hikers from and to the trail head!
We are pretty close to the Bridge of the Gods now, the border to Washington!