205: Steve’s Trip Report

Show Notes: Episode 204: Steve’s Hike

Today on the First 40 Miles, we’re checking in with our friend Steve, who completed a thru hike of the Oregon section of the Pacific Crest Trail this summer.  And we’ll throw in a backpack hack and some trail wisdom, just for funsies.

  • What inspired you to hike the Oregon section of the PCT for your 70th birthday?
  • Talk about your daily routine while hiking the Oregon section of the PCT, the rhythm of the trail…
  • Did you find that rhythm?
  • What does the phrase “trail angel” mean to you now?
  • Did you see other 70+ hikers on the trail?
  • Have you recovered physically?
  • What moments stand out to you?
  • Advice to others who want to do a significant hike…