After two days at Hiker Heaven, I was ready to rejoin the trail. Rested, healed and antsy for the trail. There is a fear of getting caught up in the vortex of community at Hiker Heaven. Soon, only the injured, unfocused and hungover remain. Living a deliberate life on the PCT, requires one to become, "strong at the broken places".
At 5pm, Legs and I rejoin the trail. While it is still hot, the freshness of our legs and minds, is no match for the temps. Our plan, night hike 26 miles to Casa de Luna, arriving about 3am.
In my mind the desert has two beautiful moments. When the sun rises and when the sun sets.
We fell short of our goal. Our energy and feet failing us at about 4 miles from our destination. At 130am, we cowboy camped on one of many switchbacks.
Sunday morning, we rolled into Casa de Luna. Waiting for us, waffles, ham, coffee and the traditional Hawaiian shirt😊.
And a tiny bit later, a nap .....
Heal at the broken places and be strong my friends. Those that have been around me for the last three years have seen a blue band on my wrist. The message on the band is becoming clearer to me.
"God is big enough"
As always, thanks for reading.
Rabbit on the PCT