Day 36: The Highline Trail

April 7, 2021 473.3 I slept surprisingly well last night even though I had to get up to pee twice. The coffee available in our room was disappointing at best, but the gas station next door had a wonderful coffee bar, so that was an awesome find. Grabbed some continental breakfast, packed up our stuff,Continue reading “Day 36: The Highline Trail”

Day 35: …or Two…

April 6, 2021 Zero The new air mattress I ordered on Amazon still hasn’t arrived at the Post Office, which is not good. Fortunately, Ghosthiker and I decided early on yesterday that, seeing as how we’ve passed the halfway point of this hike and the last stretch was so long and draining, it was highContinue reading “Day 35: …or Two…”

Day 26: So Much F***ing Scree

March 28, 2021 Mile: 335.5 When we went to sleep, the air was calm and the sunset was beautiful, but around midnight, the wind picked up. I eventually heard a lot of rustling and quiet exclamations coming from Ghosthikers tent and asked what she was doing. She was nervous that the wind was going toContinue reading “Day 26: So Much F***ing Scree”

Day 25: Of Snakes and Dark Humor

March 27, 2021 Mile 316.5 I didn’t sleep as well as I hoped I would with the brownie and alcohol (did I mention we were also drinking a lot of beer yesterday? RIP). I slept on the top bunk in the room with two sets of bunkbeds, but the room was kind of hot andContinue reading “Day 25: Of Snakes and Dark Humor”

Day 24: Sleeping Pads and Fish Tacos

March 26, 2021 Zero!! Those of us in the living room were awake early. Bass and I were awake around 3:00am, unbeknownst to each other. He eventually got up to shower and I just laid there because the girls bathroom is attached to MJ’s bedroom and she said it was fine to visit in theContinue reading “Day 24: Sleeping Pads and Fish Tacos”