Colleen Drake, AKA Teacup
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You don’t choose what to write—it chooses you. Thor Hanson In 1985, while in my mid-thirties, I set out to do a ten day trek on the Pacific Crest Trail, joining it south of White Pass, and ending on the south side of Mt. Adams. These days such a journey would be called a sectionContinue reading “Remembering Dana’s Shelter”
Whatever you’re meant to do, do it now. The conditions are always impossible. Doris Lessing Everyone’s had a trip like this. If you haven’t been hiking for long and still believe that everyday on the trail is just another day in the sunshine, let me assure you they won’t all be like that. And I’mContinue reading “Impossible Conditions”
A human being is born to dive deep into the stream of life. Srimad Bhagavatam I dragged my pack out from the back of my truck to a nearby picnic table, where I propped it on the bench, hoping it would be easier to put it on when I departed the trailhead. I had weighedContinue reading “Taking the Plunge”
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