PCT Day 54 : A Touristy Burney Falls And A Gloomy Climb Into The Fog


May 17 (~07:55 – ~18:15) Before Cache 22 Water Tank / FS 22 – ridge before Red Mountain (21.2 mi / Total: 1434.6 mi) Total PCT miles: 771.6 Weather: Changeable. It’s overcast and chilly, with only a little sun. Later it begins to get foggy, rainy and cold. I wake and it’s quiet. All I … Continue reading PCT Day 54 : A Touristy Burney Falls And A Gloomy Climb Into The Fog

PCT Day 50 : The Snow Blinds, The Day I Got Rescued Off The Mountain


May 13 (~09:15 – ~14:30) Susie Lake – Glen Alpine Junction (0.6 mi / Total: 1102.2 mi) (+ 4.0 mi to Fallen Leaf Fire Station) Total PCT miles: 714.4 Weather: More and more sun during the day. By the time early morning appears, my sight has been reduced to a constant haze through tears and … Continue reading PCT Day 50 : The Snow Blinds, The Day I Got Rescued Off The Mountain

PCT Day 49 : Continuing In NorCal, The Desolation Wilderness And… Snow


May 12 (~07:55 – ~15:20) Lower Echo Lake – Susie Lake (8.6 mi / Total: 1101.6 mi) Total PCT miles: 713.8 Weather: Cold in the morning, hot during the day. The sun is strong on the snow. In the afternoon the sky goes grey and it begins to thunder. It clears up later in the … Continue reading PCT Day 49 : Continuing In NorCal, The Desolation Wilderness And… Snow

PCT Day 46-48 : The Great American Hitchhiking Adventure


May 9, 10 & 11 (~16:00 – ~17:45) Echo Summit Trailhead (mi 1090.0) – Lower Echo Lake (3.0 mi / Total: 1093.0 mi) Weather: Warm during the day, freezing at night! It’s the start of our great American hitchhiking adventure. I’m with Speedy and Prince, and we’re in Kennedy Meadows, 700 miles into the PCT. … Continue reading PCT Day 46-48 : The Great American Hitchhiking Adventure