By Angela,Duffy Ballard
* Winner of the 2003 Barbara Savage Miles from Nowhere Award
* a mix of romance, humor, and experience at the Pacific Crest Trail
* Written in "he said/she stated" alternating chapters, this younger couple every one inform their very own story
They're uncertain which got here first -- falling in love with one another or falling in love with the belief of mountain climbing the Pacific Crest path (the size of California, Oregon, and Washington). on the trailhead, the younger couple was once warned that there will be tears, that every must locate their very own separate velocity, and that from time to time the tent would appear quite small for the 2 of them. They have been advised that their greatest hindrances to luck will be . . . every one other.
Their first shock: freeze-dried foodstuff do humorous issues in your GI- tract. Their first struggle: whilst Angela spotted that Duffy's lengthy legs propel him alongside the path speedier than she will muster. yet on they pressed -- encountering snakes, bears, and fellow thru-hikers with path names like loopy Legs and seize 23. They baked within the deserts of Southern California, gazed awestruck on the snowy, serrated peaks of the excessive Sierra, and tried to conceal from Northern Washington's possible incessant rain. a hundred thirty days of Pacific Crest path later, they made it -- blisters and all.
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