PCT Desert Day 43: I Left My Heart (and My Toenails) on the PCT

Mile 680.91 to 702.23 — Today’s miles: 21.32 In the night, I hear a small steady rasping noise on my tent fabric. My sleepy brain is sure that it’s a mouse trying to chew through, but I sit up several times and shine my headlamp around, and never see anything. It sounds like it’s right … More PCT Desert Day 43: I Left My Heart (and My Toenails) on the PCT

PCT Desert Day 40: The Desert Isn’t Finished with Us Yet

Mile 617.08 to 638.38 — Today’s miles: 21.30 It is hot all night. I sleep restlessly, my quilt just draped over my torso, tossing and turning in the heat and worrying that I won’t wake up on time. But at 3am I hear my watch alarm beep, hear Sprout and EarlyBird start to get ready. … More PCT Desert Day 40: The Desert Isn’t Finished with Us Yet