August 1 (~07:45 – ~10:35) & August 2 (Zero day) After Lone Pilot Trail – Interstate 5 (7.7 mi / Total: 1718.7 mi) Total PCT miles: 1835.4 Weather: Hottt. I’m not where I planned to be this morning, but I’m in a truly beautiful spot, and I’m glad I ended up here. I watch the … Continue reading PCT Day 119 & 120 : A Bear, A Bunny, A Nero And A Zero To Celebrate The End Of Oregon!
July 31 (~07:25 – ~21:15) After Dead Indian Road – after Lone Pilot Trail (33.2 mi / Total: 1726.4 mi) Total PCT miles: 1827.7 Weather: Hot and dry. I wake up to the oddest sounds in the middle of the night. I can’t describe it in any other way than some sort of yelp of … Continue reading PCT Day 118 : Racing Through The Oregon Desert
July 30 (~07:45 – ~21:00) Sky Lakes Trail Junction – after Dead Indian Road (30.8 mi / Total: 1759.6 mi) (+3.8 bonus miles to Fish Lake Resort) Total PCT miles: 1794.5 Weather: Still hot, and hotter after I leave Fish Lake Resort. I’m the last to leave the tentsite, but I move fast and the … Continue reading PCT Day 117 : Bad Decisions
July 29 (~08:25 – ~19:30) Crater Lake National Park Boundary – Sky Lakes Trail Junction (24.3 mi / Total: 1790.4 mi) Total PCT miles: 1763.7 Weather: Hot! There’s a haze in the distance from the wildfires around Ashland. It’s late when I get up. I really want a rest day, but I’ll have to wait … Continue reading PCT Day 116 : Less Views But All The More Hikers
July 28 (~07:00 – ~18:45) Rim Alternate Junction – Crater Lake National Park Boundary (24.6 mi / Total: 1814.7 mi) (Actual distance walked: 18.9 mi +1.4 bonus miles to Mazama Village) Total PCT miles: 1739.4 Weather: Hot and dusty. It’s Crater Lake day. I’m excited. I get up on time so I can enjoy the … Continue reading PCT Day 115 : Crater Lake!!
July 27 (~09:00 – ~18:55) Before Oregon Highest PCT Point – Rim Alternate Junction (22.6 mi / Total: 1839.3 mi) Total PCT miles: 1714.8 Weather: Hot. I was up until late last night, taking advantage of the cell phone service at my camping spot, so this morning I take all the time I need. I … Continue reading PCT Day 114 : I Haven’t Seen This Many Water Caches Since The Desert