April 18 (~07:30 – ~10:30 / ~18:00 – ~19:15) Guffy Campground – before Vincent Gap trailhead (8.4 mi / Total: 372.8 mi) Weather: Not too hot or cold. In the evening the air feels summery and soft. We have a short day today. We only need to hike ten miles so we’re set up well … Continue reading PCT Day 25 : And Suddenly We’re In Wrightwood
April 17 (~07:25 – ~17:30) Swarthout Canyon / Water cache – Guffy Campground (17.4 mi / Total: 364.4 mi) Weather: Warm, but I can feel the chill of the snow at higher elevation. I wake up multiple times during the night, and everything is covered in thick layer of dew. My sleeping pad, the outside … Continue reading PCT Day 24 : A Leisurely Day On Trail
April 16 (~18:30 – ~20:00) Cajon Junction / McDonalds – Swarthout Canyon / Water cache (5.1 mi / Total: 347.0 mi) Weather: Overcast and almost a bit rainy during the day, quite a nice temperature when we get on trail at night, as it isn’t too hot or cold. Very humid during the night though. … Continue reading PCT Day 23 : And A Nero At The iPhone Store
April 15 (~07:25 – ~16:10) Before Silverwood Lake – Cajon Junction / McDonalds (21.2 mi / Total: 341.9 mi) Weather: Warm! It gets really windy towards the end, and I almost get blown off the sidles. I wake up after another night of cowboy camping. I love it. It was windy all night but it … Continue reading PCT Day 22 : Countdown To McDonalds
April 14 (~07:25 – ~16:25) Along Mojave River – before Silverwood Lake (16.9 mi / Total: 320.7 mi) Weather: Warm, windy in the afternoon. I wake up to Speedy munching through her breakfast, open my eyes and call out in distress, ‘Where my tent? Somebody stole my tent!’ Oh, the joys of cowboy camping. I … Continue reading PCT Day 21 : Trail Reunion!
April 13 (~08:00 – ~18:50) After Delamar Mountain Rd – along Mojave River (22.5 mi / Total: 303.8 mi) Weather: Chilly in the morning, then it gets warm again. I’m not in a hurry when I wake up and by the time I leave the tentsite, the sun has snuck through the chill in the … Continue reading PCT Day 20 : When Speedy Lost Prince