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…
Well, isn’t this one of the big questions for every hiker, let alone long distance hiker!?
Here I am, waiting for my tattoo appointment.
I am back home!
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 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.
We are pretty close to the Bridge of the Gods now, the border to Washington!