* For next year’s hikers! This should make communication home a little easier.
The PCT Average Letter Home Mad Lib
(family member or name of friend)
Just arrived at PCT mile ______________ (the __________ point)! It has been so ___________,
(number) (measurement) (verb ending in “ing”)
though I am extremely _____________ and _______________. I’m walking an average of
(adjective) (verb ending in “ed”)
_______ miles a day now! I thought I’d never reach this point! But man are my ______________
(number) (body part plural)
feeling it. I’m pretty sure I’m downing about _______________ calories a day, but the weight is
(very large number)
still ______________ off of me. Last time I weighed myself I was ___________ pounds…
(verb ending in “ing”) (number)
_______! But overall I seem ___________ enough.
I’ve been walking with these two _____________ hikers, ___________Man and
_____________Walker (trail names), from _________________. They’re hysterical to ________
(noun) (European country or Portland) (verb)
with and drink a LOT of _____________! We’re _____________ for each other. It’s sweet.
(liquid) (verb ending in “ing”)
I’ve been getting plenty of ___________ and ______________ out of the hiker boxes so I might
(plural noun) (plural noun)
actually be able to ____________ my $ _____budget. There was a ___________ in the hiker
(verb) (number) (peculiar object)
box at __________. So weird. I almost took it just to ____________ with it!
(resupply town or trail angel house) (verb)
I’ve seen _________ ____________ and a ___________ just in this last week! They’re _______!
(number) (animal, plural) (animal) (adjective)
It almost seems like you could just reach out and ___________ them.
The ______________ are _______ but difficult to _____________, making the miles a bit more
(geographical feature, plural) (adjective) (verb)
___________, but also more worth it. My ___________ and __________ are definitely hurting,
(verb ending in “ing”) (body part) (body part)
but I’m still having the ______ of my life! Can’t say I’m really missing being home and
___________. But I do miss _________ and _______, but mostly __________. And of course I
(verb ending in “ing”) (favorite food) (beloved pet) (another favorite food)
__________ you! I’ll write again soon when I cross the _________ border.
(verb) (west coast state or national park)
PS- Would you send a _______ to me in a general delivery box to _________? Oh and put my
(noun) (resupply town)
_______ in there too! Thank you!!