Off we go, once again back to the trail. I did check the weatherforecast just before we left town.
Plan A stands!
Felix just talked on the phone to Barbara. He got her phone number from the local grocery store.
So yes, we made it all the way to Colorado! For quite a while now we have been thinking that we need to bail out once we make it to Colorado.
I mean, bloody hell, it’s still snowing up here!
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.
I need to get out!
Outdoors to be precise.
Otherwise I seem to get a little crazy…
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
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!
Happy Arrival in Cascade Locks!
We don’t need to hitch into town, the PCT goes right through it.
Having a shower, sleeping and waking up in a real bed is indeed very nice!
We order an Uber Taxi and get a ride downtown Bend to have a coffee and meet up with Andy!
I am in my big motel bed in Ashland, and am just laying here with pillows under my legs to elevate them.