PCT Day 79 – Languishing in a Land of Lakes and Magic

Started: 08:15 @ MM 1,067.0 Stream and Camp (Elevation 8,559ft) Finished: 18:00 @ MM 1,087.3 Creek and Camp (Elevation 8,341ft) Miles: 20.3 Elevation Gain/Loss: +3,467/-3,648ft Food: Oatmeal, Kind Bar, Cheese & Crackers, Chips, Peach, Melon, Ham & Cheese Sandwich, Instant Potato & Jerky … NO PUDDING! Health & Hygiene: 0 Blisters, Days since last shower … More PCT Day 79 – Languishing in a Land of Lakes and Magic

PCT Day 78 – Zen and the Art of Food Rationing

Started: 08:00 @ MM 1,048.9 Sherrold Lake (Elevation 8,769ft) Finished: 16:30 @ MM 1,067.0 Stream and Camp (Elevation 8,559ft) Miles: 18.1 Elevation Gain/Loss: +3,221/-3,469ft Food: Oatmeal, Clif Bar, Kind Bar, Cheese & Crackers, Protein Bar, Beef Stoganoff, Starburst, Snickers, Gummi Bears Health & Hygiene: 0 Blisters, Days since last shower 3, Days since laundry 3 … More PCT Day 78 – Zen and the Art of Food Rationing

PCT Day 77 – Magical Highway!

Started: 07:30 @ MM 1,027.9 Creek and Campsite (Elevation 8,830ft) Finished: 18:15 @ MM 1,048.9 Sherrold Lake (Elevation 8,769ft) Miles: 21.0 Elevation Gain/Loss: +4,589/-4,650ft Food: Oatmeal, Clif Bar, Lara Bar, Cheese & Crackers, Watermelon, Honey Nut Loops w/cold Milk, Chocolate Brownie, Bread w/ butter, Chilli, Mary Jane’s Thai Coconut Rice and Tuna Health & Hygiene: … More PCT Day 77 – Magical Highway!

PCT Day 76 – Meet the Tramily!

Started: 10:15 @ MM 1,017.1 Sonora Pass Trailhead (Elevation 9,618ft) Finished: 17:30 @ MM 1,027.9 Creek and Camp (Elevation 8,830ft) Miles: 10.8 Elevation Gain/Loss: +1,951/-2,740ft Food: Big Ole Breakfast, Hot Dog, Snickers, Cheese & Crackers, Trail Mix, Instant Potato and Salmon Health & Hygiene: 0 Blisters, Days since last shower 1, Days since laundry 1 … More PCT Day 76 – Meet the Tramily!

PCT Day 75 – Inspiration Comes in Small Packages

Started: 07:45 @ MM 1,005.9 Kennedy Canyon Creek & Camp (Elevation 9,063ft) Finished: 14:00 @ MM 1,017.1 Sonora Pass Trailhead (Elevation 9,618ft) Miles: 11.2 Elevation Gain/Loss: +2,673/-2,118ft Food: Oatmeal, Clif Bar, Tortilla w/PBJ and Goldfish, Trail Mix, Cheeseburger & Fries, Almond Joy, Coconut Ice Cream, Twinkies  Health & Hygiene: 0 Blisters, Days since last shower … More PCT Day 75 – Inspiration Comes in Small Packages

PCT Day 74 – 1,000 Miles and 1,000,000 Mozzies

Started: 08:30 @ MM 987.4 Ford Falls Creek & Camp (Elevation 7,959ft) Finished: 17:30 @ MM 1,005.9 Kennedy Canyon Creek & Camp (Elevation 9,063ft) Miles: 18.5 Elevation Gain/Loss: +2,373/-1,268ft Food: Oatmeal, Tortilla w/PBJ and Goldfish, Tortilla w/Jerky, Trail Mix, Tuna w/rice, Gummi Lifesavers, Starburst, Swiss Miss Health & Hygiene: 0 Blisters, Days since last shower … More PCT Day 74 – 1,000 Miles and 1,000,000 Mozzies

PCT Day 72 – Mozzie Madness and Trail Sadness!

Started: 08:30 @ MM 948.5 Glen Aulin Camp (Elevation 7,890ft) Finished: 18:45 @ MM 968.5 Smedberg Lake (Elevation 9,219ft) Miles: 20.0 Elevation Gain/Loss: +4,672/-3,338ft Food: Oatmeal, Pound Cake, Tortilla w/cheese & salami, Crackers, Clif Bar, Almond Joy, Beef Chilli w/ rice, Gummi Lifesavers Health & Hygiene: 0 Blisters, Days since last shower 4, Days since … More PCT Day 72 – Mozzie Madness and Trail Sadness!

PCT Day 71 – Yes, Yes, Yes … Yosemite!!

Started: 08:20 @ MM 933.9 Lyell Meadow Camp (Elevation 8,992ft) Finished: 16:45 @ MM 948.5 Glen Aulin Camp (Elevation 7,890ft) Miles: 14.6 Elevation Gain/Loss: +335/-1,441ft Food: Oatmeal, Fruit Pie, Tortilla w/cheese & salami, Crackers, Kind Bar, Belvita, Mac’n’Cheese w/Tuna, Gummi Lifesavers, Banana, Protein Smoothie Health & Hygiene: 0 Blisters, Days since last shower 3, Days … More PCT Day 71 – Yes, Yes, Yes … Yosemite!!

PCT Day 70 – A Tale of Two Passes

Started: 09:15 @ MM 920.0 Ridge Camp (Elevation 9,677ft) Finished: 18:15 @ MM 933.9 Lyell Meadow Camp (Elevation 8,992ft) Miles: 13.9 Elevation Gain/Loss: +2,588/-3,273ft Food: Oatmeal, Apple Pie, Tortilla w/cheese & salami, Crackers, Kind Bar, Belvita, Instant Potato & Salmon, Gummi Lifesavers Health & Hygiene: 0 Blisters, Days since last shower 2, Days since laundry … More PCT Day 70 – A Tale of Two Passes