Still alive!

The past few days have been slow and brutally hot. My new friend Sierra (Trench-foot) is walking on hamburger feet due to a bad shoe choice. I took it very slow with her from Scissors Crossing to the water cache 14 miles later to reunite her with her friends.

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It was delightful walking slowly with her, taking pictures and enjoying the desert but I was disappointed to fall behind.

I hiked on after catching up and managed 16 miles this morning putting me back amongst familiar faces. I will be camping here in Warner Springs tonight, enjoying some real food, a bucket shower and the opportunity to hand wash some clothes. I am 110 miles in, officially finished with section A and my feet are starting to feel it. I bought a $3 pair of flip flops and it is the best purchase I have ever made. My feet are enjoying the chance to breathe. I am looking forward to an afternoon of relaxation before crushing some more miles tomorrow. 42 more miles of desert and then I get what I have been promised will be the best burger of my life. Real fresh food is quickly becoming my biggest motivator.

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Author: escheets

Member of the PCT class of 2018 IG: hikinghomo Facebook: agaygonewild

One thought on “Still alive!”

  1. So glad you are back on track! It was nice of you to slow to hang with that poor girl. I am sure she was in pain. I am excited for you and definitely excited to hear about that hamburger lol

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