Punkins put together pictures and video or her time hiking the PCT with Peanut in early July.
The two trekked from Tuolumne Meadows in Yosemite National Park 60-plus miles south to Vermillion Valley Resort where Peanut got off the trail for a two-week break.
Peanut’s mini-vacation is over.
Dave dropped her back at Burney Falls State Park a little after 2 p.m. on Sunday, and she resumed her trek after four days off.
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Peanut stopped Tuesday afternoon a little ways after she surpassed her 1,000th mile on the Pacific Crest Trail to record her milestone.
The video was posted to Peanut’s YouTube channel.
Peanut spent the past week hiking south and then east on the PCT in Northern California.
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Peanut arrived at Burney Falls State Park on Tuesday evening and got some temporarily distressing news.
Her son Bailey was hospitalized overnight after falling and hitting his head at a swimming pool. He was kept overnight as a precaution. He said he felt fine, aside from a headache, a little before being released Wednesday morning.
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Peanut completed her 1,000th mile on the PCT early Tuesday afternoon, reaching that milestone about halfway through her 47th day on the trail.
“Woohoo!!!!” she texted from her GPS unit when told about her accomplishment.
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For the first time since starting her 2,659 mile hike, Peanut had consecutive 30-mile days Sunday and Monday.
After hiking 30.7 miles on Monday (Day 46), Peanut said she would try on Tuesday to get the remaining 34 miles to Burney Falls where she would meet her husband Wednesday morning.
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“Am I on the trail?” Peanut texted her husband and brother on Sunday evening.
PCT hikers of the past who took wrong turns didn’t receive help finding the trail from Sitka, Alaska, and Las Vegas.
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When a NOBO hiker flip-flops and becomes a SOBO, she isn’t greeted with rock or pine cone markers designating milestones.
Peanut began her 44th day on the PCT a little after 8 on Saturday morning, despite feeling under the weather and battling inclement weather.
Continue reading “Nine. Hundred. Miles.”
She had hiked through deserts and mountains, across streams and through alpine forests.
On Monday, Peanut was seemingly walking through a jungle.
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