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Deep in the Third 500, and the Trail Has a New Feel

Deep in the Third 500, and the Trail Has a New Feel

A 2,000-meter rowing race is broken into four quarters, each 500 meters in length. The first 500 meters are sharp and quick. From a dead stop, the rowing shell levitates...

Aug 16, 2018 : Rebecca Burns
Book Five, Chapter Two: Land of Lakes, Lakes of Lava

Book Five, Chapter Two: Land of Lakes, Lakes of Lava

Last night I left Shelter Cove Resort after finally getting my UPS package. I made a pretty good pace uphill to the lake, despite having seven days of food in...

Aug 12, 2018 : Smokebeard
Book Five, Chapter One: Out of Ashland, into Ash Land

Book Five, Chapter One: Out of Ashland, into Ash Land

Taking 48 hours off in Ashland was a great idea. However, my feet already hurt again despite the rest and new shoes, but the half day today to a campsite...

Aug 12, 2018 : Smokebeard
Top Ten Signs You Might be in Oregon

Top Ten Signs You Might be in Oregon

One day you realize that not only is it August, but that you're actually in Oregon. If, like me, you stop and look up from watching your feet and things...

Aug 11, 2018 : Smokebeard
Personal Growth, Our Hopes for Oregon and Washington

Personal Growth, Our Hopes for Oregon and Washington

After more than three months in California, I have now crossed into Oregon. Reaching this border felt like the most significant milestone of the trail for me so far. Dinner...

Aug 11, 2018 : Taylor Weixl
Timberline Lodge Food and the End of Oregon

Timberline Lodge Food and the End of Oregon

Last video update for Oregon. This includes the buffet feast at Timberline Lodge as well as my walk to Cascade Locks and the Bridge of the Gods. I made a...

Aug 7, 2018 : Chris Guynn
Remembering How the Trail Provides

Remembering How the Trail Provides

I had my first “moment” on trail today.  A little background: on trail I go by Soulshine. Last year I hiked two-thirds of the Pacific Crest Trail, and this year...

Aug 5, 2018 : Alexandria Cremer
What Do We Miss When We Hike Too Fast?

What Do We Miss When We Hike Too Fast?

So we’ve gone 250 miles now, with the Sisters on the horizon and the soles starting to peel off my shoes, and the land around us looking more and more...

Aug 5, 2018 : Heather Pearson
Escaping Fires While Putting Oregon in the Rearview

Escaping Fires While Putting Oregon in the Rearview

Hello everyone out there in The Trek land. I'm currently in Packwood, WA, with less than 400 miles to go and again behind on the updates. Below you will find...

Jul 30, 2018 : Chris Guynn
The Path to Heaven and the Climb from Hell

The Path to Heaven and the Climb from Hell

First, we’re still alive and well. Second, we know it’s been awhile since our last post, and we apologize for this. Not to make excuses but we’ve been out of...

Jul 29, 2018 : Nolan and Michelle