Hiking with Ulcerative Colitis

Hiking with Ulcerative Colitis

Do you or someone you know have Ulcerative Colitis? Ulcerative Colitis (or UC) is an Inflammatory Bowel Disease that causes ulcers in the digestive tract. While the condition can be frustrating and difficult to manage, it may be possible to continue participating in...
PCT Day 140 – Behold the Mighty Columbia River!

PCT Day 140 – Behold the Mighty Columbia River!

I woke up tired this morning from my late night the previous evening. My tent was nestled in the middle of some trees just off the trail. I got up slowly and broke camp. The sky was overcast in the morning, but soon the clouds burned off. The trail was relatively flat...
PCT Day 139 – Hiking by the Indian Creek Wildfire

PCT Day 139 – Hiking by the Indian Creek Wildfire

Today was hard. It was a long day and I was exhausted by the end of it. I started the day by crossing the Muddy Fork River. It was a rather tricky crossing that had to be made over two logs that were on top of eachother. The upper log was slightly offset, giving...