My New Ice Axe Skills!

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.

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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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Via Alpina in Switzerland

I need to get out!

Outdoors to be precise.

“Now!”

Otherwise I seem to get a little crazy…

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What Helps To Prevent Blisters?

Well, isn’t this one of the big questions for every hiker, let alone long distance hiker!?

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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

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

Further North

Andy’s dad and his wife drive us further north. So I get to sit a bit more in this enormously gigantic car and be very comfortably driven all the way up.

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Towards Kennedy Meadows

It is 5.50 am, I eat a Snickers bar for breakfast. Here in the desert you can only eat them in the morning after a cool night. During the day, you would have to deal with Snickers soup.

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Snow in May

Alright… Laying in my tent, it is 5pm! Never made camp so early. But have never been in a PCT storm before either!

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