Lindsey Gordon

Hey there! I'm Lindsey - also known by my trail name, Flash Gordon. I thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2013 with no plans to do another long-distance hike. 5 years later...here I am planning my 2018 Pacific Crest Trail thru-hike along with my fiancé and hiking partner, Miles To Go!

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Bikes and Beach: Sonora Pass to South Lake Tahoe

Bikes and Beach: Sonora Pass to South Lake Tahoe

The air was warmer and the trail was drier as we continued to head north from Sonora Pass. That's not to say that we didn't continue to encounter

Jul 9, 2018 : Lindsey Gordon
Two Days Off, and a Birthday Celebration

Two Days Off, and a Birthday Celebration

It's not often that Miles and I use the term zero days. Note the plural form. We usually take one day off in town and are back on the following

Jul 3, 2018 : Lindsey Gordon
Set Out Running, Now We’ll Take Our Time

Set Out Running, Now We’ll Take Our Time

After hiking back up to Kearsarge Pass from our day in Bishop, we only managed to hike 1.5 PCT miles to set us up for Glen Pass the following

Jun 25, 2018 : Lindsey Gordon
The Highest Points: Lone Pine to Bishop

The Highest Points: Lone Pine to Bishop

Leaving Miles and I stopped for dinner at Chicken Spring Lake before officially entering Sequoia National Park. This is the first new national

Jun 12, 2018 : Lindsey Gordon
Cold Rain and Snow: Kennedy Meadows to Lone Pine

Cold Rain and Snow: Kennedy Meadows to Lone Pine

While we technically had begun hiking in the Sierra Nevada range just after Tehachapi at mile 566, it didn't feel official until we left Kennedy

Jun 4, 2018 : Lindsey Gordon
Trail Magic Days: Tehachapi to Kennedy Meadows

Trail Magic Days: Tehachapi to Kennedy Meadows

Leaving Tehachapi wasn’t like leaving the other previous town stops. This time, we were officially entering the Sierra Nevada range! While the trail

May 26, 2018 : Lindsey Gordon
Taco Salad and Hawaiian Shirts in Casa de Luna

Taco Salad and Hawaiian Shirts in Casa de Luna

After a nero day at aqueduct and the"Morning Dew" on my Grateful Dead playlist came on, it was one of those moments that is perfect, yet

May 17, 2018 : Lindsey Gordon
Heating Up: Wrightwood to Agua Dulce

Heating Up: Wrightwood to Agua Dulce

When we left Wrightwood, we were excited to hit the trail again, yet it was also tough. Leaving the comforts of town can be difficult, but then there

May 10, 2018 : Lindsey Gordon
Getting Our Trail Legs: Big Bear to Wrightwood

Getting Our Trail Legs: Big Bear to Wrightwood

Somehow, the miles continue to rack up and I'm amazed that we've been out here for almost one month! The mental struggles during

May 5, 2018 : Lindsey Gordon
In Pursuit of Burgers and Shade: Idyllwild to Big Bear

In Pursuit of Burgers and Shade: Idyllwild to Big Bear

As our spirits rise and our injuries subside (for now), we find ourselves 80 more miles farther on trail and setting our sights on McDonald's at

Apr 29, 2018 : Lindsey Gordon