Blaze volunteers for Locks of Love at the Annual Day Zero PCT Kick Off. Locks of Love is a nonprofit in the United States and Canada that uses donated ponytails to provide hair prosthetics to financially disadvantaged children suffering from long-term, medical hair loss. [Note: As I was editing this post, I learned that Locks of Love has received criticism for how they conduct their business. You can click here and read this Forbes article and decide for yourself.]
Hauser Creek, California, USA — April 18, 2012
Day 1 of my 2012 Pacific Crest Trail thru hike. 15.4 miles hiked. Camped by Hauser Creek.
— May 7, 2012
May 7, 2012
Day 20 of my 2012 hike on the Pacific Crest Trail. 10.5 miles hiked. Camped near trail mile 170.5 past the Apache Spring trail junction in the San Jacinto Mountains.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — February 1, 2013
Evaluation of the items I carried in my hiking gear repair kit on my 2012 hike on the Pacific Crest Trail.
— November 29, 2013
June 30, 2013
Day 1: One mile hiked. Camped at the Holden Village Forest Service Campground.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — December 10, 2012
Fellow class of 2012 Pacific Crest Trail hikers have been discussing lessons learned on the trail. Here are a few mine.