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

PCT Day 48 – Home is Where the Trail is!

Started: 09:30 @ MM 730.8 Death Canyon Creek (Elevation 8,948ft) Finished: 16:30 @ MM 744.5 Malkey Pass, exit for Lone Pine (Elevation 10,394ft) Miles: 13.7 + 1.7 on exit trail Elevation Gain/Loss: +3,033/-1,587ft and a further -6,678ft hitching into Lone Pine! Food: Oatmeal, Cliff Bar, Kind Bar, Trail Mix, Dates, McDonalds Double Quarter Pounder XL … Continue reading PCT Day 48 – Home is Where the Trail is!

PCT Day 47 – This is the Life!

Started: 07:40 @ MM 716.5 Monache Meadow (Elevation 7,832ft) Finished: 14:30 @ MM 730.8 Death Canyon Creek (Elevation 8,948ft) Miles: 14.3 Elevation Gain/Loss: +2,832/-1,716ft Food: Oatmeal, Kind Bar, Trail Mix, Jerky, Dates, Couscous & Tuna, Apple Cinammon Crisp Health & Hygiene: 0 Blisters, Days since last shower 2, Days since laundry 3 It was a … Continue reading PCT Day 47 – This is the Life!

PCT Day 46 – Up, Up, Up and Away!

Started: 09:30 @ MM 702.2 Kennedy Meadows (Elevation 6,149ft) Finished: 16:30 @ MM 716.5 Monache Meadow (Elevation 7,832ft) Miles: 14.3 + 0.8 on Sherman Pass Rd Elevation Gain/Loss: +2,971/-1,147ft Food: Rehydrated pretend eggs (never again), Protein Bar, Trail Mix, Jerky, Dates, Coconut Rice & Black Beans Health & Hygiene: 0 Blisters, Days since last shower … Continue reading PCT Day 46 – Up, Up, Up and Away!