PCT Day 39 – Giant Steps Are What We Take …

Started: 07:20 @ MM 608.9 - Landers Meadow Camp & Spring (Elevation 6,248ft) Finished: 17:30 @ MM 630.8 - Bird Spring Pass (Elevation 5,361ft) Food: Oatmeal, Granola Bar, Cliff Bar, Tortilla w/cheese & salami, Tortilla w/PBJ, Dates, Trail Mix, Mac'n'Cheese w/chicken, Gummi Lifesavers Health & Hygiene: 0 Blisters, Days since last shower 3, Days since … Continue reading PCT Day 39 – Giant Steps Are What We Take …

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PCT Day 38 – Avoiding the Rabbit Hole!

Started: 07:20 @ MM 587.4 - Camp Dustbowl (Elevation 4,689ft) Finished: 18:30 @ MM 608.9 - Landers Meadow Camp & Spring (Elevation 6,248ft) Food: Oatmeal, Granola Bar, Cliff Bar, Tortilla w/cheese & salami, Tortilla w/PBJ, Dates, Trail Mix, Chicken & Rice, Gummi Bears Health & Hygiene: 0 Blisters, Days since last shower 2, Days since … Continue reading PCT Day 38 – Avoiding the Rabbit Hole!

PCT Day 37 – Wild and Windy

Started: 08:00 @ MM 566.4 - Tehachapi, Highway 58 (Elevation 3,844ft) Finished: 18:00 @ MM 587.4 - Camp Dustbowl (Elevation 4,689ft) Food: Banana, Cherry Pie, Cliff Bar, Granola Bar, Tortilla w/cheese & salami, Tortilla w/PBJ, Dates, Pasta w/Broccoli, Cheese & Tuna Health & Hygiene: 0 Blisters, Days since last shower 1, Days since laundry 2 … Continue reading PCT Day 37 – Wild and Windy

PCT Day 35 & 36 – Getting My Kicks In Tehachapi

Started: 09:30 @ MM 558.5 - Tehachapi, Willow Springs Rd (Elevation 4,139ft) Finished: 11:40 @ MM 566.4 - Tehachapi, Highway 58 (Elevation 3,844ft) So Tehachapi turned out to be a really neat trail town. My positive experience was due, in no small part, to the kindness and generosity of an amazing Trail Angel by the … Continue reading PCT Day 35 & 36 – Getting My Kicks In Tehachapi

PCT Day 34 – Zen and the Lost Art of Hitchhiking

Started: 07:30 @ MM 549.7 - Camp in the pines (Elevation 6,197ft) Finished: 13:00 @ MM 558.5 - Tehachapi, Willow Springs Rd (Elevation 4,139ft) Water: Drank about 2L plus morning coffee and bottomless soda at BK! Food: Oatmeal, Granola Bar, Cliff Bar, Figs, Trail Mix, Jerky, Burger King, Popcorn. Wildlife: 0 Snake, 0 Bears Health: … Continue reading PCT Day 34 – Zen and the Lost Art of Hitchhiking

PCT Day 33 – Thunder Bolts and Lightning … Very, Very Frightening Me!

Started: 08:40 @ MM 534.9 - Cottonwood Creek (Elevation 3,092ft) Finished: 17:00 @ MM 549.7 - Camp in the pines (Elevation 6,197ft) Water: Drank about 3L and morning coffee. Food: Oatmeal, Granola Bar, Cliff Bar, Figs, Trail Mix, Jerky, Couscous with Veggies & Tuna Wildlife: 1 Snake, 0 Bears Health: 0 Blisters, sore feet ... … Continue reading PCT Day 33 – Thunder Bolts and Lightning … Very, Very Frightening Me!

PCT Day 32 – Water, Water All Around … But Not a Drop to Drink!

Started: 07:15 @ MM 517.6 - Hiker Town (Elevation 3,050ft) Finished: 14:35 @ MM 534.9 - Cottonwood Creek (Elevation 3,092ft) Water: Drank about 4L and morning coffee. Food: Oatmeal, Kind Bar, Cliff Bar, Figs, Trail Mix, Jerky, Mac & Cheese with Veggies and Spam. Wildlife: 0 Snake, 0 Bears Health: 0 Blisters, sunburnt ears again! … Continue reading PCT Day 32 – Water, Water All Around … But Not a Drop to Drink!

PCT Day 31 – Reaching Escape Velocity

Started: 08:00 @ MM 478.2 - Green Valley, Casa de Luna aka The Anderson's (Elevation 2,945ft) Finished: 19:00 @ MM 517.6 - Hiker Town (Elevation 3,050ft) Water: Drank about 3L and bottomless coffee. Food: Pancakes, Cheese, Nuts, Cliff Bar, Figs, Granola Bar, Teriyaki Noodles & Tuna. Wildlife: 1 Snake, 0 Bears Health: 0 Blisters, very … Continue reading PCT Day 31 – Reaching Escape Velocity

PCT Day 28, 29 & 30 – Hippie Daycare

Started: 18:00 @ MM 454.5 - Agua Dulce, Hiker Heaver aka The Saufley's (Elevation 2,537ft) Finished: 13:00 @ MM 478.2 - Green Valley, Casa de Luna aka The Anderson's Water: Drank about 3L, 1L Cream Soda, 1L Root Beer and bottomless coffee. Food: Oatmeal, Granola Bar, Gummie Bears, Salami & Cheese Tortilla, Nuts, Twinkies, PBJ … Continue reading PCT Day 28, 29 & 30 – Hippie Daycare

PCT Day 26 & 27 – Heaven … I’m in Heaven!

Started: 09:30 @ MM 444.3 - Acton KOA (Elevation 2,259ft) Finished: 13:00 @ MM 454.5 - Agua Dulce, Hiker Heaver aka The Saufley's (Elevation 2,537ft) Water: Drank about 2L, 1 can Diet Coke and bottomless Dr Pepper. Food: Oatmeal, Granola Bar, Snickers, Popcorn, Chicken Caesar Salad, Giant Pizza, Butter Fingers Ice-Cream Wildlife: 8 Dogs, 6 … Continue reading PCT Day 26 & 27 – Heaven … I’m in Heaven!