it is less than 42km and we will be doing it over 4 days so that is less than 12km per day, which sounds rather doable. until, of course, i consider i will be carrying everything i need on my back!
i have expressed my anxieties about this endeavour to my friend who i am going with and he has assured me that he will carry the heavy stuff and will be there to make sure that i get up all the hills and across all the puddles. but still, i am scared.
but considering my recent wobbles and general attitude about my life lately, maybe this is what i need?
it didn't help that when i googled the hike (on my new, as yet unnamed, but beloved) laptop, i found the following quote:
"The Juan de Fuca trail is one of the most difficult trails I've ever hiked. There's tons of mud, puddles, rain, difficult-to-negotiate exposed roots, steep up and downs, blow-downs and cobbles." He also admits, "It's one of the most beautiful regions I've hiked through, but you earn it, that's for sure."all i am going to say is that there may be tears.