Close your eyes, take a deep breath, and visualize what it might feel like to hike 145 miles through arid lands.
The 145 miles isare only the beginning of your journey. You still have more than 2,400 miles left to complete your thru-hike on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT).
Back to visualizing: it has been hot the last few days and at one point you run into a swarm of bees, which luckily only left a few stingers in your body.
As you approach Coyote Canyon Rd., you drink a small sip of water. You think about how you’re almost out and you know there might not be any water until Paradise Corner Caf