1/19/2019, Saturday Apologies for taking a while to get this post out, but day 5 on the Lone Star Trail was arguably one of the most physically and mentally taxing days in recent memory. But now - two days later and writing from the comfort of my apartment - I am generally recovered and composed … Continue reading Lone Star Trail Day 5
1/18/2019, Friday Day 4 is done! Another 18 mile day, although tonight we're sleeping luxuriously in a little cabin in the town of Coldspring. The day began with, as is no surprise to anyone, mud. And no small amount either. We had muddy conditions for the first 6 miles or so. The air was heavy … Continue reading Lone Star Trail Day 4
1/17/2019, Thursday Day 3 finished, unfortunately you won't see this one or day 2 until Friday evening (1/18/2018) since cell service had been non existent. Today was definitely the hardest day, despite having overall easier terrain. We traded the mud for walking on the road which was nice. At first. The blister I formed yesterday … Continue reading Lone Star Trail Day 3
1/16/2019, Wednesday After 18 miles, we've finished day 2 of our Lone Star trail hike. I'm currently writing this as a steady rain falls and daddy-long-legs crawl over the mesh of my tent. Note that I probably won't be able to upload this until Friday when we come to a town. Starting the day early, … Continue reading Lone Star Trail Day 2
1/15/2019, Tuesday Day 1 of the Lone Star Trail is done! And so begins my first on trail blog post. So bear with me as I am very tired and this is my first time doing this. Currently sitting in my tent, eating corn nuts and oreos for dinner and then I'll hit the sack … Continue reading Lone Star Trail Day 1
I've gotten a lot of questions about my upcoming hike of the PCT so I'd like to address a few of them here.
Introduction to my upcoming training hike of the Lone Star Hiking Trail.
Herein I bore most of you to tears with a discussion on some of the gear I'll be bringing on the PCT.