I’ve been dreaming of hiking the 2,659-mile Pacific Crest Trail for a couple of years now, but after a few painful false starts on the Cape to Cape and the Bibbulmun Track in 2016 I decided to get myself into hiking shape before tackling it. Job one was to fix the pain I experienced in the arches of my feet, which felt like they were being stretched apart on long hikes. Ouch!… Read More
“And who are you going with?” If you’re into long-distance hiking, you’ve probably heard this question. I get asked it pretty often when I talk about my upcoming hikes, usually followed by a grave look of concern (or at least some raised eyebrows) when I admit that I’m going alone. In the two years since I got bitten by the hiking bug, I’ve completed about 80% of the 1000-kilometer Bibbulmun Track in… Read More
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