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Philip Anderson is hiking the Pacific Crest Trail for EJ and PCTA

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Philip Anderson

Trail: Pacific Crest Trail     Goal: 2650 Miles
Dates: May 31 2018 - Sep 30 2018
My name is Philip Anderson, but everyone out here calls me Redwood. This summer, I will be embarking on an adventure. From my home of Southern California, I'll be heading north along the Pacific Crest Trail. For a couple of seasons, I'm ... more
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10

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$2650.00

2305

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$1844.00 $0.00 (80%)


$461.00 $0.00 (20%)

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Los Angeles, California - Mile 650 - Oct 5th, 2018

Day 158 - Boston, Massachusetts
Day 157 - Boston, Massachusetts
My sister Stephanie is getting married in Rhode Island next weekend! Going to explore Boston for a few days first. And willl return to Southern California after the wedding to finish the remaining 330 miles.
Day 156 - Los Angeles, California
Day 155 - Los Angeles, California
Day 154 - Los Angeles, California
Day 153 - Los Angeles, California
Day 152 - Los Angeles, California
Day 151 - Mt. Shasta, California
Day 150 - The Last Miles in Oregon
Day 149 - Perfect Day to Hike
Day 148 - Back to the Trail
Day 147 - Eugene, Oregon
Day 146 - Eugene, Oregon
Day 145 - Portland, Oregon
Day 144 - Seattle, Washington
Day 143 - Bellingham, Washington
Made it to Canada! Its surreal after hiking the better part of 5 months to finally cross the border. But, my adventure is not quite done yet. I skipped 50 miles north of Ashland, Oregon and another 330 in Southern California that I intend to finish. First, Im going to savor this moment and take a week driving back down through Washington and Oregon.
Day 142 - CANADA!
Day 141 - Aost There
Day 140 - Cascades
Day 139 - Hitching a Ride from Stehekin
Day 138 - Bus to the Ferry
Day 137 - Obstruction
Day 136 - Glacier Peak
Day 135 - Drying Gear During Lunch
Day 134 - Happy Hour
Day 133 - Dinsmores Hiker Haven. Baring, Washington
Day 132 - The Misty Mountains
Day 131 - Wet
Day 130 - Fresh Tracks
Day 129 - Its Real Now
Day 128 - Summit Inn. Snoqualmie, Washington
Day 127 - Wild
Day 126 - First Snow
Day 125 - Mike Ulrich Cabin
Day 124 - Creek Crossing
Day 123 - Back to the Forest
Day 122 - Cowlitz River Lodge. Packwood, Washington
Day 121 - Goat Rocks
Day 120 - Sunset Flowers
Day 119 - Hey Mt. Adams
Day 118 - Breaktime
Day 117 - Progress
Day 116 - Attempt to Dry
Day 115 - Washington!
Day 114 - Familiar Faces
Day 113 - Mt. Hood
Day 112 - Ramona Falls
Day 111 - Happy
Day 110 - Timberline Lodge. Mt. Hood, Oregon
Day 109 - First 40+ Mile Day!
Day 108 - Camping Under Mt. Jefferson
Day 107 - Sunrise
Day 106 - Mile 2000
Day 105 - Lava Fields Forever
Day 104 - Sisters
Day 103 - Snacks
Day 102 - AirBnB. Bend, Oregon
Day 101 - DoubleTree Hotel. Bend, Oregon
Day 100 - Sunrise
Day 99 - Lakes
Day 98- Roadwalk from Shelter Cove
Day 97- Trail Marker
Day 96 - Out of the Trees
Day 95- Crater Lake
Day 94 - Hitching
Day 93 - Old vs. New
Day 92 - Bards Inn. Ashland, Oregon.
Day 91 - Hiking with my Sister Stephanie
Day 90 - Skies are Clearing
Day 89 - Fish Lake Resort. Eagle Point, Oregon.
Day 88 - Hiker Trash
Day 87 - Theyre Onto Us
Day 86 - Oregon
Day 85 - Mid River RV Park. Seiad Valley, California.
Day 84 - Blackberry Feast
Day 83 - Sun in Hiding
Day 82 - Himgry Tree
Day 81 - From One Wilderness to the Next
Day 80 - Rising Above
Day 79 - Choking
Day 78 - So Much Smoke
Day 77 - The Death Wall
Day 76 - Mt. Shasta Rising Above the Smoke
Day 75 - Burney Falls
Day 74 - Miles to Go
Day 73 - Burn Area
Day 72 - Lassen
Day 71 - New vs 1000+ Miles
Day 70 - PCT Midpoint
Day 69 - Resting
Day 68 - Rise
Day 67 - Tree Bark
Day 66 - Trail Magic
Day 65 - Changing Landscape
Day 64 - Nature
Day 63 - Sierra City Community Church Parking Lot. Sierra City, California
Day 62 - Easy Crossing
Day 61 - Blooms
Day 60 - Family
Day 59 - Zero Day
Day 58 - To the Moon
Day 57 - Glass
Day 56 - Lake Aloha
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Day 55 - Reflections
Day 54 - Sunset Eldorado
Day 53 - Rock On!
Day 52 - Beam Me Up
Day 51 - Mile 1000!
Day 50 - Wildflowers
Day 49 - Meadows
Day 48 - Heading into Yosemite
Day 47 - Time for a Swim
Day 46 - Context
Day 45 - Soaring
Day 44 - Vermillion Valley Resort. Mono Hot Springs, California
Day 43 - Wonderland
Day 42 - Granite Kings
Day 41 - But Really Though
Day 40 - Perfect Campsite
Day 39 - Kings Canyon
Day 38 - Forester Pass
Day 37 - Mt. Whitney
Day 36 - This Tree Has Seen Some Shit
Day 35 - Hallowed Land
Day 34 - Hiking Bliss
Day 33 - The Valley Below
Day 32 - The Kern
Day 31 - Kennedy Meadows General Store
Day 30 - The Famed Kennedy Meadows
Day 29 - The Sierras are Coming
Day 28 - Moonrise. Took a greyhound and a couple local buses up to Walker Pass, mile 652. My body and spirit feels much better a week resting with family, friends, and a healthy dose of the World Cup. Bring on the Sierras!
Day 27 - Los Angeles, California
Day 26 - Los Angeles, California
Day 25 - Los Angeles, California
Day 24 - Los Angeles, California
Day 23 - Los Angeles, California
Day 22 - Los Angeles, California
Day 21 - Cajon Pass. Got off trail at mile 342. After 3 weeks of hiking in the desert heat, mostly by myself, battling through shin splints and Achilles tendinitis, its time for a break.
Day 20 - Napped Under the Bridge
Day 19 - Desert Bridge
Day 18 - Carrying Dads Pocket Knife on Fathers Day
Day 17 - Trail Magic
Day 16 - BBQ
Day 15 - Big Bear
Day 14 - Onward
Day 13 - Desert River
Day 12 - Descent Into Hell
Day 11 - First Big Summit
Day 9 - First Hitch...
Day 8 - Town Food
Day 7 - Trail Angel
Day 6 - Oh, The Places Youll Go!
Day 5 - 100 Miles!
Day 4 - Water Cache
Day 3 - No Big Deal
Day 2 - Unexpected Wildflowers
Day 1 - Here Goes Nothing

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Los Angeles, California - Mile 650 - Oct 5th, 2018

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Rodica Ionasescu
What an amazing and inspiring adventure! Cheering you on!
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Scott Reed
Do it! Earth has had to endure too much human disappointment
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Go get em Phillgles!!
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Get some!!!
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Stephanie Anderson
Can’t wait to follow your journey!
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Linda Graham
Wishing you a great and challenging adventure!
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The mountains are calling and you must go!
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You are AWESOME!!!
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Go For It! Good luck to a good cause.
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