Monthly Archives: April 2012

Gratitude

By:  Betsy/Mom These are the notes that Andy gave to Michael (Andy’s stepdad) and I when we dropped him off at Mt. Laguna and he continued his trek through snow, wind and wet.  He gave us each baseball caps with … Continue reading

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Angel’s Chariot

By:  Andy Well I left Paradise in an Angel’s Chariot.  Of course, on the PCT, Paradise is a roadside biker cafe, the Angel is Tom from Kenndy Meadows, and the chariot is a Ford F-350 with a barbeque and an … Continue reading

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Astro Andy

By:  Betsy Just so you know, Andy and I are sharing this blog.  I’m writing a little from my perspective and he’s writing when he can and then I am deciphering his journal and then adding it to the blog. There … Continue reading

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Coconut Curry, Jim Beam, Crush Menthol Cigarettes

By:  Andy Monday, April 16, 2012 Haven’t written since I back on the trail Saturday.  Pretty interesting weekend.  Mom and Michael dropped me off back at Noble Canyon TH (mile 49).  It was blowing 30 mph and sprays of frozen … Continue reading

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Fun Details

By:  Betsy Andy’s pack weighs 13.4 lbs.  It’s all ultra-light gear.  His luxury item is a camera (or is it his cell phone?)  That’s the base weight without food.  With food his pack weighs 22.4 lbs.  That’s food for four … Continue reading

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What Were We Thinking?

By:  Betsy Looking back now at Saturday and that freak turn of weather that down-poured in Laguna Beach and then snowed 6″ inches at Mt. Laguna.  But we were firm on our plan and Andy’s desire to get on the … Continue reading

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Crazy Day!

By:  Betsy We had quite the adventure yesterday as we drove Andy back up to Mt. Laguna so he could officially start the Pacific Crest Trail.  Because he already logged 49 miles last weekend we went to the same spot … Continue reading

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