PCT Day 61 : Ticks And Views And All The Hikers Are Giving Up


May 24 (~08:45 – ~20:10) Kangaroo Spring – after Alex Hole Spring (17.7 mi / Total: 1683.5 mi) Total PCT miles: 865.7 Weather: Weather: Sunny. It gets warmer throughout the day, but in the evening it’s chilly again. I wake up with the sun and it feels incredible. When I go outside I’m stunned: my … Continue reading PCT Day 61 : Ticks And Views And All The Hikers Are Giving Up

PCT Day 60 : Flip Nr 3, Seeking Warmth In Seiad Valley


May 23 (~15:30 – ~21:00) Seiad Valley store (mi 1656.0) – Kangaroo Spring (9.8 mi / Total: 1665.8 mi) Total PCT miles: 848.0 Weather: Hot! Chilly in the evening when I get to higher elevation and snow. It’s time for my third flip up the trail, and this time I’m alone. Speedy and Prince headed … Continue reading PCT Day 60 : Flip Nr 3, Seeking Warmth In Seiad Valley

PCT Day 58 & 59 : Unthawing In Mt Shasta


May 21 (~06:45 – ~13:45) & May 22 (Zero day) Cabin Creek trailhead – Interstate 5 (16.2 mi / Total: 1501.2 mi) Total PCT miles: 838.2 Weather: Very cold and rainy. It’s foggy and pretty miserable. It’s such a relief to wake up at lower elevation. There’s no snow, or freezing cold air, or frozen … Continue reading PCT Day 58 & 59 : Unthawing In Mt Shasta

PCT Day 57 : Down, Down The Mountain And Into The Forest


May 20 (~07:30 – ~19:25) Deer Creek Spring – Cabin Creek trailhead (23.4 mi / Total: 1485.0 mi) Total PCT miles: 822.0 Weather: Overcast. Few moments of sun and rain. Temperature is cold. It’s deeply cold when I wake, and I breathe clouds in my tent. Everywhere around me feels like winter. The damp air, … Continue reading PCT Day 57 : Down, Down The Mountain And Into The Forest