PCT Day 160 : Old Friends, Old Trails, Old Permits


September 11 (~10:15 – ~19:20) Kearsarge Pass Trail – after Bubbs Creek (6.0 mi / Total: 783.1 mi) (+7.3 bonus miles from Onion Valley Trailhead) Total PCT miles: 2572.0 Weather: Warm, but cold in the shade. I’m running around this morning – there’s a 7:45 bus back to Independence, and I have a coffee, two … Continue reading PCT Day 160 : Old Friends, Old Trails, Old Permits

PCT Day 159 : Over Kearsarge And Into Bishop


September 10 (~07:00 – ~10:45) Before Kearsarge Pass junction – Kearsarge Pass Trail (1.2 mi / Total: 789.1 mi) (+7.3 bonus miles to Onion Valley Trailhead) Total PCT miles: 2566.0 Weather: Painfully cold in the morning, one of the lakes is frozen. Hot in the sun once it comes out. When my alarm goes off … Continue reading PCT Day 159 : Over Kearsarge And Into Bishop

PCT Day 158 : Pinchot And Glen And No, Not Kearsarge


September 9 (~08:10 – ~20:20) Before Lake Marjorie – before Kearsarge Pass junction (19.4 mi / Total: 790.3 mi) Total PCT miles: 2564.8 Weather: Freezing cold in the morning. Sunny and warm during the day, despite a chilly wind. Cold again in the evening. I wake up and it’s so cold I don’t know how … Continue reading PCT Day 158 : Pinchot And Glen And No, Not Kearsarge