Monthly Archives: May 2011

Jentel Artist Residency

Jentel is the perfect transition from the trail. My body craves rest, and my mind craves time to ponder, process, and produce. As days pass here I dream of ways to make them last longer. It has been raining since … Continue reading

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Trail Name: Dash

Nothing much more to add to this post. I thought Dash was a good, adequate, trail name as my niece, Uli, had decided when reading the “my little pony” book that I was the pony “raindow dash” and since wandering … Continue reading

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PCT May 13th, 2011

Friday the 13th. miles 296-306. last day for me on the PCT as I need to go to Wyoming for an artist residency. the campsite I slept at that night couldn’t have been better. I cowboy camped on a sandy … Continue reading

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Pct May 10th, 2011

Animal Cages (miles 250) – Highway 18 (265.4) Total miles: 15.5 Woke up surrounded by 4 inches of snow at mile 250. Hard to get out of tent with such cold weather. Slept close to the caged animals and the … Continue reading

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Quick PCT update

Just want all of you to know we are in big bear at the motel 6, mile 265. Lots to write, but at the moment, very tired. We may zero tomorrow or head further north on the trail. Last night … Continue reading

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Day 24 PCT, May 8th, 2011

Whitewater River (mile 220)-Creek side Camp (mile 235.5) Total miles: 15 ish May 8th’s trail maps and journals were dedicated to a person I met on the plane, Miguel, because May 8th is Saint Miguel Day. Miguel was intrigued with … Continue reading

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Day 22, Pct May 6th, 2011

Miles 184.6-202/3 Total miles: 19 ish Great hike today. Covered a lot of terrain and elevation. Had a fun time going over the snow at Fuller Ridge. I felt really confident on it, as the snow was hard enough to … Continue reading

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Day 21, Pct May 5th, 2011

Devil’s Slide (once again!) – Saddle Junction (179.5)- Wellman Divide (oops) – Strawberry Junction – A Sandy patch up high called WR 184.6 (184.6) – Marion Trail (oops)- Sandy Patch on Trail (WR 184.6) Total miles hiking: probably 14. Total … Continue reading

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Day 20, PCT May 4th, 2011

May 4, Fobes Saddle (166.5) to Paradise Cafe (151.5). Total miles: 15 Woke up late at Fobes. Dot had already left camp to fetch water. Rough night sleeping. Sick. Can’t breath through my nose. Took 2 benydril, 2 tylonol pm, … Continue reading

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Day 19, PCT May 3rd, 2011

May 3rd. Roughly 12 total miles. Woke up in our cozy cabin at the Idyllwild Inn. Ate nasty roasted buckwheat that I hadn’t tried before and had shipped from NYC and continued to “bounce” in my bounce box for two … Continue reading

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