What a start to the PCT. Colin and I started on Thursday and now we are sitting at Warner Springs 109 miles down the trail. We started at the Mexican border in Campo, CA, went and touched the fence and headed north. The desert landscape has been amazing so far and has been better then I expected. There are mountains everywhere, and you can see … Continue reading PCT: Mile 109 – Warner Springs
On April 19th Colin Arisman and I will set off to hike the Pacific Crest Trail. A 2,650 mile hiking trail from the U.S Mexican border through California, Oregon, and Washington, finishing at Manning Park British Columbia. The trail takes about 5 months to complete going about 20-30 miles per day with a rest day every week or so. We plan to resupply in towns … Continue reading Only the Essentials
After completing the bike ride across the country I decided to find a place to live in Bellingham, WA where my girlfriend Cali goes to school at Western Washington University. I met one of her friends Brian who was heading out of town for a couple of months and let me use his old volts wagon van to live I’m for real cheap. The van … Continue reading The City of Subdued Fun
Here’s a compilation video of my bike ride from Baltimore to Seattle with the 4K for Cancer Continue reading Team Seattle 4K for Cancer – Casey Cam
Today I road with Megan, Kevin, Luke, and Jose from Spokane WA to Grand Coulee WA. It was 85 miles through the desert of eastern WA with mostly climbs. Megan started off the day pulling but only after we did a circle around Spokane thanks to the water van. And Megan who always likes to go fast didn’t give us anytime to warm up and … Continue reading Dinner at 6!
Woke up at 5:30 this morning and our host made us pancakes. We then headed out, I was in Jose’s birthday group. It was Jose, Johnny, Caiti, Emily, and I riding together. After ten miles we stopped at the site of the landslide created by an earthquake in 1959, it was a 7.9 and took out the side of the mountain and hurried 19 people, … Continue reading Learning!!!
Last night we had a team meeting about today’s route. The question was weather to go around the Black Hills and have a shorter and flatter day, or go through. Luckily we convinced the group to take o. The challenge and go through because today wa probably the most scenic day of the trip and I had a blast. In my group was Megan, Caiti, … Continue reading Country Road – Black Hills
Midland to the Badlands We got an early start out of midland to try and beat the heat to the Badlands. We only had 60 miles to go, so it was a pretty short day. I was with Spencer, Megan, and Luke, and we were put together because Spencer needed a fast team to get to the park first to check in. We took off … Continue reading Booking it to the Badlands
Today James and I were in the water van. We woke up at 3:30 and took down the tent from the backyard, packed our stuff, grabbed some breakfast and hit the road at 4:40. We chalked a few turns to get the riders on to co rd 16 which took them all the way to Chamberlain, SD. It was about a 75 mile day for … Continue reading Chalk Talk
Cali, Alex, Melani, and I woke up to some freshly baked bread and scones by Mickey along with fruit, cereal, and coffee. We sat around the kitchen and chatted for a bit and we asked about all the art pieces we saw around the house of a car on the water. Turns out that Richie had a amphiecar, he took us out to the garage … Continue reading Amphicar