Kate Bradley

Hi! My name is Kate. I'm a PCT Thru-Hiker, and will be taking on a Mt. Rainier summit attempt as part of the journey. My trail name is Vaya, which means 'Go' in Spanish. Looking forward to the trail and this year's awesome PCT group! Vaya bien!

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Mexico

Mexico

Thru hiking goes like this. If you close your eyes and take a deep breath in, then keep your mouth closed and let it out real slow - that’s the

Nov 10, 2017 : Kate Bradley
Scorch

Scorch

Oct 25, 2017 : Kate Bradley
Kingdom Come

Kingdom Come

I knew it was time to get back on the trail when I was upset that I didn't have enough time to get an acai bowl before my Thai massage. A two

Sep 29, 2017 : Kate Bradley
Canada

Canada

Wow, wow, wow. It's cooler reflecting on this three days later than it actually was at the time. I've completed Oregon and Washington and am now

Sep 6, 2017 : Kate Bradley
Solve et Coagula

Solve et Coagula

Solve et coagula is a principle in alchemy that translates to 'dissolve and coagulate'. It means that something must be broken down before it can

Aug 28, 2017 : Kate Bradley
Cathedral

Cathedral

Washington is my Cathedral, my playground, my challenge. I had a couple visions playing in my mind of what would happen when I crossed the border

Aug 18, 2017 : Kate Bradley
Goodbye Green Tunnel

Goodbye Green Tunnel

Done with Oregon! They call it the Green Tunnel, as per the photo above. Some also call Oregon the Moving Walkway because it's really, really

Aug 9, 2017 : Kate Bradley
Paragon

Paragon

Tribe I suppose something is really to be said about doing what you love and finding your tribe while doing it. I want to share a bit about some

Aug 4, 2017 : Kate Bradley
Cuerpo

Cuerpo

Are you afraid? Let's get something out of the way. I've been asked many times, most recently by some tourists at Crater Lake and the man who gave

Jul 28, 2017 : Kate Bradley
The House

The House

Before I left for the PCT, someone close to me told me about a dream she'd had that took place in a house. The house had four rooms: one for her,

Jul 24, 2017 : Kate Bradley