The Sierra portion is the jewel of the PCT sharing the path with the John Muir Trail through the glacier scoured “Range of Light” and over the 13,153 foot Forester Pass, the highest on the route.

Every moment wasted looking back keeps us from moving forward. – Hillary Clinton It’s cold now. I sleep in all
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. – Marilyn Monroe It
The best protection any woman can have is courage. – Elizabeth Cady Stanton It’s a perfect morning, waking in a
I try to live in a little bit of my own joy and not let people steal it or take
Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got. There is no yesterday, no tomorrow, it’s all the same day. –
Do you want to meet the love of your life? Look in the mirror. – Byron Katie The Sierra welcomes
If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t
Once you figure out what respect tastes like, it tastes better than attention. – Pink The day opens pink, cold and
I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of
Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get. – Ingrid Bergman It was not the best
You need to learn how to select your thoughts just the same way you select your clothes every day. This
My only advice is to stay aware, listen carefully, and yell for help if you need it. – Judy Blume
What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make. ―
There are going to be people along the way who will try to undercut your success, but if you just
Champions keep playing until they get it right. – Billie Jean King Something fell on the tent just as I
My best successes came on the heels of failures. – Barbara Corcoran I allow myself a bit more delicious sleep
You grow up the day you have the fit real laugh at yourself. – Ethel Barrymore Making breakfast and packing
Mount Rainier near the Pacific Crest Trail
A surprise text popped up on my phone last Sunday: 'Donahue Pass!! on the JMT'. It was from Alison of
Whatever you do, be different – that was the advice my mother gave me, and I can’t think of better
A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That’s why they don’t get what they want. –
The way in which we think of ourselves has everything to do with how our world see us and how
The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me. – Ayn Rand I sleep
One likes people much better when they’re battered down by a prodigious siege of misfortune than when they triumph. –
When you lose a couple of times, it makes you realize how difficult it is to win. – Steffi Graf
One of the most courageous things you can do is identify yourself, know who you are, what you believe in
Taking joy in living is a woman’s best cosmetic. – Rosalind Russell Much needed zero days have been taken at
You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through. —Rosalynn CarterAnother glorious rest