PCT Day 61 – What a Differance a Day Makes!

Started: 07:00 @ MM 811.8 Kings River Camp (Elevation 10,189ft) Finished: 17:15 @ MM 832.7 Big Pete Meadow (Elevation 9,250ft) Miles: 20.9 Elevation Gain/Loss: +3,893/-2,236ft Food: Oatmeal, Cliff Bar, Snickers, Tortilla w/cheese and salami, Gummi Bears, Beef w/ Broccoli and Rice Health & Hygiene: 0 Blisters, Days since last shower 5, Days since laundry 5 … Continue reading PCT Day 61 – What a Differance a Day Makes!

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PCT Day 60 – Trench Foot!

Started: 07:00 @ MM 799.8 Woods Creek (Elevation 8,532ft) Finished: 17:15 @ MM 811.8 Kings River Camp (Elevation 10,189ft) Miles: 12.0 Elevation Gain/Loss: +3,893/-2,236ft Food: Oatmeal, Cliff Bar, Snickers, Tortilla w/cheese and salami, Trail Mix, Sweet & Sour Chicken w/Rice Health & Hygiene: 0 Blisters, Days since last shower 4, Days since laundry 4 The … Continue reading PCT Day 60 – Trench Foot!

PCT Day 59 – Water Bed!

The thunder, lightening and torrential rain kept me awake for most of the night. I felt as though I'd only just dropped off when I was woken by a very strange scraping noise just out side of my tent. My first thought was bear! Then I hear Butterfly's voice ... "Hollywood is afloat" ... WTF?!? … Continue reading PCT Day 59 – Water Bed!

PCT Day 58 – Back In The Game!

Started: 10:30 @ MM 790.0 Camp below Glenn Pass (Elevation 11,094ft) Finished: 15:00 @ MM 799.8 Woods Creek (Elevation 8,532ft) Miles: 9.8 Elevation Gain/Loss: +1,091/-3,653ft Food: Oatmeal, Cliff Bar, Snickers, Tortilla w/cheese and salami, Trail Mix, Sweet & Sour Chicken w/Rice Health & Hygiene: 0 Blisters, Days since last shower 2, Days since laundry 2 … Continue reading PCT Day 58 – Back In The Game!

PCT Day 57 – A Pass Too Far!

Started: 10:30 @ MM 788.5 Onion Valley (Elevation 9,204ft) Finished: 15:00 @ MM 790.0 Camp below Glenn Pass (Elevation 11,094ft) Miles: 1.5 PCT miles ... 8.0 entry miles up and over Kearsarge Pass Elevation Gain/Loss: +3,270/-1,380ft Food: Muffin, Tortillas w/salami and cheese, Gummi Lifesaver, Snickers Health & Hygiene: 0 Blisters, Days since last shower 1, … Continue reading PCT Day 57 – A Pass Too Far!

PCT Day 55 & 56 – Over ‘n’ Out!

Started: 09:00 @ MM 788.5 Bullfrog Lake Trail Junction (Elevation 10,525ft) Finished: 18:00 @ MM 788.5 Onion Valley (Elevation 9,204ft) Miles: Zero PCT miles ... 8.0 exit miles up and over Kearsarge Pass Elevation Gain/Loss: +1,592/-2,914ft Food: Oatmeal, Nakd Bar, Cheeseburger, KFC, Lots of baked goods, Popcorn Health & Hygiene: 0 Blisters, Days since last … Continue reading PCT Day 55 & 56 – Over ‘n’ Out!

PCT Day 54 – Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway!

Started: 05:45 @ MM 774.5 Tyndall Creek (Elevation 10,875ft) Finished: 18:00 @ MM 788.5 Bullfrog Lake Trail Junction (Elevation 10,525ft) Miles: 14.0 Elevation Gain/Loss: +3,278/-3,637ft Food: 3 Kind Bars, 2 Nakd Bars, Trail Mix, Oatmeal (for lunch), Mexican Chilli Chicken w/rice, Raspberry Crumble Health & Hygiene: 0 Blisters, Days since last shower 4, Days since … Continue reading PCT Day 54 – Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway!

PCT Day 53 – Stage Fright!

Started: 08:00 @ MM 766.3 Crabtree Meadow (Elevation 10,321ft) Finished: 14:00 @ MM 774.5 Tyndall Creek (Elevation 10,875ft) Miles: 8.2 Elevation Gain/Loss: +1,907/-1,349ft Food: Oatmeal, Tortilla w/cheese and salami, Tortilla w/almond butter and dates, Granola Bar, Gummi Bears, Chicken w/rice and beans. Health & Hygiene: 0 Blisters, Days since last shower 3, Days since laundry … Continue reading PCT Day 53 – Stage Fright!

PCT Day 52 – Getting my Feet Wet

Started: 07:45 @ MM 750.8 Chicken Spring Lake (Elevation 11,213ft) Finished: 17:30 @ MM 766.3 Crabtree Meadow (Elevation 10,321ft) Miles: 15.5 Elevation Gain/Loss: +2,312/-3,206ft Food: Oatmeal, Tortilla w/cheese and salami, Trail Mix, Cliff Bar, Granola Bar, Gummi Bears, Beef Stew Health & Hygiene: 0 Blisters, Days since last shower 2, Days since laundry 3 The … Continue reading PCT Day 52 – Getting my Feet Wet

PCT Day 49, 50 & 51 – A Kiwi Kind of Magic

Started: 13:30 @ MM 745.3 Trail Pass, access from Lone Pine (Elevation 10,492ft) Finished: 17:00 @ MM 750.8 Chicken Spring Lake (Elevation 11,213ft) Miles: 5.5 + 1.8 on access trail Elevation Gain/Loss: +900/-178ft and a further +6,678ft by car from Lone Pine! Food: Soooooo much food!! Health & Hygiene: 0 Blisters, Days since last shower … Continue reading PCT Day 49, 50 & 51 – A Kiwi Kind of Magic