Collection of all random blogposts

PNT day 54-56 - Whidbey Island

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A few miles here and there... The campsite I had chosen was actually great and the traffic noise from nearby State Route 20 didn't bother me much. With less than a couple of miles to hike to Deception Pass bridge and the Pick up point there…

The show must go on!

"You can't stop. You're not even halfway!" Clear words from my mum towards my forced attempt to stop blogging. Well, I have to listen to my mum and then there's also you. My readers. It's people like you who have shown me lately that I should…

The future of Lifetimetrails

Today I am not writing about one of my hiking adventures but the rather unpleasant adventure of blogging and maintaining a website. Lately I got a message from my hosting provider that told me that I am beyond the storage space of my hosting…

PCT day 7 - Into the desert

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Windy camp (201.1) to Interstate 10 (209.5) 8.4 miles I didn't have to wake up at all. The wind had kept me up all night. And not only the wind. The temperature didn't drop at all and so I was sweating underneath my sleeping bag which I needed…

PCT day 4 - Idyllwild

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Zero miles (except the ones I walk around town) Last time I had been to Idyllwild I could hardly walk. I went around town to see Doctor Bill the physical therapist here and to get an x-ray at the health center. The friendliness of the locals…
The Power of long-distance Hiking

The Power of long-distance Hiking

Hiking day after day for months in a row turns your body into a machine. The power of long-distance hiking unites positive impacts on physical and mental health. Find out how long-distance hiking can change your life!

Project Recovery

After the very disappointing end of my previous adventure - the attempt to cycle through Central and South America - I decided that I needed some time to forget. But what could I do? What would fix the never-ending emptiness I felt inside?…
The new Lifetimetrails - paperdrafts of my new website

The new Lifetimetrails

In this post I will give a short insight into the work I did for the last weeks and point out where the website Lifetimetrails is going to develop in the future. Moving from a pure hiking blog into a more information based adventure travel blog featuring the best hiking trail information as well as giving unique insights into my life as a traveler. Enjoy reading!

Time for a new adventure

Since mid-March I am back into the "normal" world of working. It took me a long time to finally find something I thought would be the chance of my life - regarding work. Very soon I had to realize that also a high-paid office job is just an…
Back to normal?!

Back to normal?!

It is the last day of the year 2016 and I want to take some time and answer one of the questions everyone who attempts a thru-hike for the first time might ask: How does it feel to get back into "normal" life after spending so much time on…

It's getting serious...

Nothing is as powerful as an idea whose time has come. Victor Hugo Only a few hours of sleep and I'll be on my way to Frankfurt Airport where I will start my 15 hours flight via New York to San Diego. I am very excited about this. Listening…