Week 1: Rt 74, Blisters, and Rerouting

Last Saturday, 11/21/20, I woke up in my tent on the cliffs of San clement state beach. At 4:15 AM I packed up camp, walked the quarter mile down to the beach, and stepped barefoot into the ocean. Letting the frigid November pacific wake my legs, I turned back to shore and took the firstContinue reading “Week 1: Rt 74, Blisters, and Rerouting”

How Long Would it Take Me to Walk Across the United States, All Alone?

The nitty gritty: Route planning, pack list, first aid, food & water. To answer Jimmy Eat World’s question, it’s going to take about 6 months. That’s a whole lot of planning! Shout out to PCTers, ATers, and other through-hikers that regularly organize such adventures, as it is no easy feat. With my longest backpacking tripContinue reading “How Long Would it Take Me to Walk Across the United States, All Alone?”