Wild Horses

Plan A stands!

Felix just talked on the phone to Barbara. He got her phone number from the local grocery store.

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Meth and Snow

Off we drive into Albuquerque, aka the “Meth Capitol”. (You guys who have seen “Breaking Bad” know what I mean!)

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Adventurous Days and Cold Nights

Alright, we have all calmed down after the recent events and have now some road walking to do, out of Silver City. Road walking is terrible for the feet, hips and knees, but the CDT has apparently plenty of it.

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Zpack Duplex – 539 grams of Tent

Well!

“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”!

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Now Where Is The Sea?!

Alright, let’s go and find the first trail blade!

It is always a special moment for me to see a new trail marker for the first time. Always gives me goose bumps! Read more

Seattle And Beyond

We can stay the night at Andy’s place in Seattle. I get to sleep in the guest bed, Felix sleeps on the sofa.

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Feel The Fear And Do It Anyway

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! 

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On The Other Side Of The Bridge

Happy Arrival in Cascade Locks!

We don’t need to hitch into town, the PCT goes right through it.

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Where The Trees Have Beards

So I am having breakfast with Cowboy at the Fishlake Resort.

“I am going to get a ride up to Crater Lake”, he says. “I have blisters and am done hiking for now”.

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Alone In The Oregon Woods

It’s Sunday morning. I prepare a cardboard sign to make the hitch out of Ashland to the trail a little easier. Read more