PCT Day 5 – Snake, Rattle and Stroll

Started: 06:50 @ MM 77.0 - Stagecoach RV Finished: 19:35 @ MM 101.1 - Barrel Spring Water: Drank about 6L! Wildlife: SNAKE !!! Health: 0 Blisters. Eating, drinking, sleeping, peeing and pooping so all is good apart from the molluscs! After the trials and tribulations of yesterday we had planned to spend two relatively easy … Continue reading PCT Day 5 – Snake, Rattle and Stroll

PCT Day 4 – Beauty and The Beast

Started: 07:00 @ MM 55.9 - Oriflamme Canyon Finished: 16:15 @ MM 77.0 plus 2 bonus miles of road walking to Stagecoach RV Water: Drank so much that I lost count (at least 6L) ... Peed not often enough! Wildlife: 1 Hummingbird, 1 Dragon, 0 Snakes, 0 Bears Food: Oatmeal, Dried Fruit, Beef Jerky, Pro … Continue reading PCT Day 4 – Beauty and The Beast

PCT Day 3 – Mile Marker Awesome!

Started: 07:10 @ MM 37.7 - Long Canyon Creek Finished: 17:35 @ MM 55.9 - Oriflamme Canyon Drank about 4L and peed an appropriate amount ... Hoorah! Wildlife: 1 Dragon, 0 Snakes and 0 Bears  Food: PopTart of unidentifiable flavor, proper cooked breakfast, M&Ms given to me by lovely day hikers, Cliff Bar, Beef Stroganoff … Continue reading PCT Day 3 – Mile Marker Awesome!

PCT Day 2 – Magic Moments

Started 07:17 @ MM 20.2 - Lake Morena Campground Finished 15:55 @ MM 37.7 - Long Canyon Creek Water - Drank 4L, peed much less (maybe need to drink more tomorrow) Wildlife - 1 Gopher, 0 Snakes and 0 Bears Food - Oatmeal, protein bar, gummy Lifesavers, beef jerky, trail mix, pasta & salmon with … Continue reading PCT Day 2 – Magic Moments

PCT Day 1 – Ready, Steady, Go

Started 07:20 @ MM 0.0 - Southern Terminus, Campo Finished 16:00 @ MM 20.2 - Lake Morena Campground  Water - Drank 4L, Pissed about 5L ... How is that even possible?!? Wildlife - 2 Bunny Rabbit, 0 Snakes and 0 Bears Food - Cliff Bar, Lifesaver Gummies, Trail Mix, Tuna & Rice Healthy & Wellbeing … Continue reading PCT Day 1 – Ready, Steady, Go

All the Gear and a Stupid Idea

I'm not quite sure if it was at 2am in the middle of a gale, or during the third consecutive day of torrential rain and punishing hail that I officially declared the trip to have been a stupid idea! My intentions were good; spend four days in the beautiful English Lake District, hike a few … Continue reading All the Gear and a Stupid Idea