Hello faithful readers! Yes, I am breaking the silence and come bearing updates, thoughts, and reflections. As you probably guessed from my long hiatus after my last somewhat ominous post, my 2016 PCT hike came to an end. It was an incredibly hard decision, but in the end I think it was for the best. […]
My name is Annie and I am obsessed with Seqouias! Aside from their massive size, they have the most beautiful colors and growth patterns I have ever seen. I decided to put together a little photo gallery featuring these enormous beauties. Brought to you by the Sequoias of Kings Canyon and Seqoia National Parks.
A change has come over me since I left Kennedy Meadows and began walking towards the high Sierras. I feel the excitement that I felt from the beginning of he trail rekindled only, 10 times greater than before. The temperature has dropped significantly and even with the sun directly overhead, the ambient temperature is comfortable. […]
I have been dreaming of Kennedy Meadows for over 2 years now. For awhile it was the only place on the trail I could name besides Campo and Manning Park (the southern and northern termini) as it is probably the most distinctive milestone on the trail. Logistically, it marks the dividing line between the deserts […]
Last stretch before Kennedy Meadows and then I can officially say I am done with the desert, thank God! Don’t get me wrong, the desert has pleasantly surprised me with it’s beauty and diversity…but at this point, I’m kind of over it. I am so over this heat and these long, waterless stretches. The physical […]