This is really happening, tomorrow.

After some pre-travel shenanigans we managed to make it to San Diego. A short Lyft ride later we arrived at Scout and Frodo's, two San Diego trail angels that allow PCT hopefuls to stay at their house as well as shuttle them from their house to the trailhead in Campo at the Southern Terminus at the crack of dawn for an early start. Here we had our first interaction with other hikers. This began the slow process of calming my nerves about my preparedness for resupply on the trail.

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An Overwhelming Pile of Junk Food

With five days until I leave New York, it's coming down to crunch time and I'm realizing how utterly hosed I am.  Heidi is helping immensely with the food preparation.  She's been repacking an avalanche of junk food purchased in bulk from Costco.

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T-Minus 12 days and Counting...

There are twelve precious days before I begin my hike Northbound on the Pacific Crest Trail.  Everything is finally starting to come together. Everything except my resupply planning.  I am way behind where I need to be.  Out of the 2600 miles of hiking, I'm planned up to about mile 300.  I'm screwed.

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