Day 9: Seven Hours in Paradise

9 April 2021 Base of Lookout Mountain to Highway 74 PCT Mile 149.9 to 151.9 It was windy again last night and I still had to battle the slow leak in my sleeping pad, so sleep was more an intermittent dream state than a solid 8 hours. Half Cookie is bringing me a new sleeping…

Day 8: A New Friend

8 April 2021 Mike’s Place to the base of Lookout Mountain PCT Mile 126.9 to 149.9 I had to get up to pee three times last night. This ordinarily wouldn’t be a problem, but there is a designated spot at Mike’s Place called “the shitters” that required a long windy walk through chaparral in the…