July 1 (~07:45 – ~19:20) Bear Gap Trail Junction – next to dirt road before Bear Creek Trail (25.2 mi / Total: 2354.7 mi) Total PCT miles: 1254.7 Weather: Sunny with some clouds. Warm, but cold in the shade, with wind. Overcast late afternoon, with thunder in the distance. Light rain at night. The morning … Continue reading PCT Day 88 : Morning Bliss And A Descend Into A Spooky Forest
June 30 (~07:25 – ~18:00) Creek before Bumping River – Bear Gap Trail Junction (21.7 mi / Total: 2329.5 mi) Total PCT miles: 1229.5 Weather: Sunny with clouds in the morning. Later the clouds darken and it begins to thunder. More hail, rain, thunder and lightening at the end of the day. I’m not sure … Continue reading PCT Day 87 : When Washington Is Wonderful But The Skies Rumble
June 29 (~06:15 – ~09:55 / ~17:00 – ~21:15) Before Hidden Springs Junction – Creek before Bumping River (20.8 mi / Total: 2307.8 mi) Total PCT miles: 1207.8 Weather: Cold when I first start walking, but then it gets hot very quickly in the sun. I get up early so that I can reach White … Continue reading PCT Day 86 : A Scenic Descend Into White Pass… And More Forest
June 28 (~08:15 – ~18:10) Cispus River – before Hidden Springs Junction (14 mi / Total: 2287.0 mi) Total PCT miles: 1187.0 Weather: Cloudy, low hanging grey and white clouds. Some sun, cold at higher elevation. The birds are singing. I’m a little scared to open my tent, but when I do, I see a … Continue reading PCT Day 85 : I See Marmots In Goat Rocks
June 26 (~09:55 – ~12:15) & June 27 (Zero day) Walupt Creek – Cispus River (3.8 mi / Total: 2273.0 mi) Total PCT miles: 1173.0 Weather: Overcast, rumbling clouds with a little sun. Soon the clouds turn grey and the rumbling turns to thunder. Lightening in the distance. It rains and hails when I set … Continue reading PCT Day 83 & 84 : Goat Rocks Thunders
June 25 (~08:20 – ~18:40) Killen Creek – Walupt Creek (24.2 mi / Total: 2269.2 mi) Total PCT miles: 1169.2 Weather: Chilly. Mostly overcast with a little sun now and again. It rains lightly several times throughout the day. I didn’t realise that I’d camped at the end of the snow. I cross just the … Continue reading PCT Day 82 : Out Of The Forest And Into Goat Rocks!