PCT Day 35

Today the plan is to have a short hike to the base of Mt Baden Powell. I wake up kinda late ( 8am ), pack my bag. I tell everyone in the cabin that I am going to head down to the store and see if I can find a ride back to the trail... Continue Reading →

PCT Day 34

I get an early ride back up to Wrightwood to reconnect with my trail family. The last two days were great, spent time with one of my closest friends, took a hike in my old stomping grounds, but there was something missing.. the trail. As I sit in the passenger seat of the van, heading... Continue Reading →

PCT Days 32 and 33

Zeros.. Spent some time with my great friend, took a hike in my old training grounds and ate good food. Not a lot to talk about. Spent a lot of time just relaxing and enjoying the time off.

PCT Day 31

We all wake at the Silverwood campground, slowly come to life and pack up. Got a fire going and we all reheated our left over pizza up on the camp grill. I arranged to have one of my friends come and pick us up from the site. There was a lot of off trail stuff... Continue Reading →

PCT Day 30

Hit the trail at 7am. Today's goal is Silverwood Campgrounds. There is a pizza delivery place we hear about that will send food to that spot right off trail. Today's hike is sponsored by pizza and salads. Mentally after last night being horrible, my head was only thinking about having real food. 12.6 miles, I... Continue Reading →

PCT Day 29

I woke at Deep Creek Hotsprings. Packed my bag kinda quick and then headed down to the river from where I was cowboy camping. Got to the sandy shoreline, dropped my stuff off and took a walk over to the nearest hot spring, not too far away. The water in this pool was being fed... Continue Reading →

PCT Day 28

I'm use to waking up before everyone, but this time was a little different. This time Second Chance Hiker was awake and packed before I even got up. As I packed and ate my breakfast he and I talked about the upcoming miles and that we will be hitting the 300 mile mark today. We... Continue Reading →

PCT Day 27

Packed up second and set off about 20 minutes after one of my tramly members. It was about 7 am and the morning was awesome. Pine trees, snow and a beautiful view were my office today. I'm trucking along at a decent pace and there were a few snow banks that took some time to... Continue Reading →

PCT Day 26

Woke up at about 6am in the hotel room, shaved my head, took my last shower for a while and grabbed breakfast from the lobby. Everyone packed up their new food resupply, took care of backpacking chores and we all met at the rental truck around 1030. We did rent a truck for the couple... Continue Reading →

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