/ˈzēˌrō/
(noun)
  1. No quantity or number; naught; the figure 0.
  2. A day in which no miles are hiked.

Timberline Lodge

written Aug 15, 2017 @ 04:33 AM after hiking 22.69 miles

Okay, so: Timberline Lodge. This place is essentially Mecca for PCT hikers. It's a ski lodge, just a half mile off the PCT, and they offer breakfast. But not just any breakfast.

An all you can eat breakfast buffet.

With amazing homemade food.

First round.

Seconds.

Thirds.

Fourths.

I don't remember if I went back for fifths or not -- I was pretty food-drunk at this point, and starting to settle into a food coma.

So, I did the sensible thing and got back on the PCT, hiked a mile, and napped for an hour while my quilt laid in the sun and got microwaved. After that, I hiked on -- I wanted to be some 15 miles past Timberline Lodge by evening.

Oddly, I passed 2,100 miles and there wasn't a marker, but here's a picture I took at 2,099.99 miles:

Still bummed about the lack of marker

Mt Hood in the setting sun