The Northern California section of the Pacific Crest Trail is famous for its multitudes of balcony walks. It passes through the Trinity Alps and Mount Lassen Volcanic National Park with views of Mount Shasta for weeks.

Spoiler Alert - Alison walked through Seiad Valley a few days ago and is now well into California. While her
You can waste your lives drawing lines, or you can live your life crossing them. – Shonda Rhimes The morning
I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done. – Lucille Ball
You can’t give up! If you give up, you’re like everybody else. – Chris Evert The sunrise, of course, is
Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create.
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Without it (self-respect), one eventually discovers the final turn of the screw: one runs away to find oneself, and finds
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I don’t care what you think about me. I don’t think about you at all. – Coco Chanel The sun
A surplus of effort could overcome a deficit of confidence. – Sonia Sotomayor I’m up before dawn, the wind is
Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for. – Jennifer Lopez
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any. – Alice Walker So I
You can be the lead in your own life. – Kerry Washington Klaus tells me he ordered this sunrise, now
Aging is not ‘lost youth’ but a new stage of opportunity of strength. – Betty Friedan An owl wakes me
Normal is not something to aspire to; it’s something to get away from. – Jodie Foster The morning is cool
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all, confidence
The challenge is not to be perfect, it’s to be whole. – Jane Fonda The only visitors overnight are curious
I learned a long time ago that there is something worse than missing the goal, and that’s not pulling the
If you can’t go straight ahead, you go around the corner. – Cher Lightning streaks the sky, but there’s no
If you don’t get out of the box you’ve been raised in, you won’t understand how much bigger the world
You can’t be that kid standing at the top of the waterslide, overthinking it. You have to go down the
Don’t look at your feet to see if you are doing it right. Just dance. – Anne Lamott I feel
We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we
These things are ours, for God creates within our soul a mystic sense of wonder that we may hear allegro
Every moment wasted looking back keeps us from moving forward. – Hillary Clinton It’s cold now. I sleep in all
He was the youngest solo thru-hiker on the PCT, but still couldn't finish the pancakes.
I met Joshua on Flat Iron Ridge in Lassen National Park building a fire break with hand tools.