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 … Continue reading PCT Day 74 – 1,000 Miles and 1,000,000 Mozzies

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PCT Day 73 – Oh The Horror!

Started: 08:30 @ MM 968.5 Smedberg Lake (Elevation 9,219ft) Finished: 18:45 @ MM 987.4 Ford Falls Creek & Camp Miles: 18.1 Elevation Gain/Loss: +4,507/-5,766ft Food: Oatmeal, Pound Cake, Tortilla w/cheese & jerky, Banana Cake, Goldfish, Trail Mix, Kathmandu Curry w/rice, Gummi Bears Health & Hygiene: 0 Blisters, Days since last shower 5, Days since laundry … Continue reading PCT Day 73 – Oh The Horror!

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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading PCT Day 70 – A Tale of Two Passes

PCT Day 69 – The Devil’s Work!

Started: 12:30 @ MM 906.6 Reds Meadow (Elevation 7,718ft) Finished: 18:15 @ MM 920.0 Ridge Camp (Elevation 9,677ft) Miles: 13.4 Elevation Gain/Loss: +3,018/-1,061ft Food: Tortilla w/cheese & salami, Crackers, Snickers Bar, Couscous & Tuna, Protein Bar Health & Hygiene: 0 Blisters, Days since last shower 1, Days since laundry 2 I was struggling to think … Continue reading PCT Day 69 – The Devil’s Work!

PCT Days 67 & 68 – Mammoth Rest and Resupply!

Started: 09:00 @ MM 901.1 Deer Creek Crossing (Elevation 9,108ft) Finished: 17:25 @ MM 906.6 Reds Meadow (Elevation 7,718ft) Miles: 5.5 Elevation Gain/Loss: +213/-1,609ft Food: Oatmeal, Belvita, Ice Cream, Carl Jr - (SuperSize)! Health & Hygiene: 0 Blisters, Days since last shower 3, Days since laundry 3 It had been some time since I'd woken … Continue reading PCT Days 67 & 68 – Mammoth Rest and Resupply!

PCT Day 66 – Looking Both Ways!

Started: 07:00 @ MM 882.8 Silver Pass Creek (Elevation 9,792ft) Finished: 17:25 @ MM 901.1 Deer Creek Crossing (Elevation 9,108ft) Miles: 18.3 Elevation Gain/Loss: +3,634/-4,311ft Food: Oatmeal, Belvita, Trail Mix, Granola Bar & PB, Snickers Bar, Beef Stroganoff, Jelly Beans Health & Hygiene: 0 Blisters, Days since last shower 2, Days since laundry 2 After … Continue reading PCT Day 66 – Looking Both Ways!

PCT Day 65 – Confindence Creeks!

Started: 11:30 @ MM 878.8 Lake Edison VVR Ferry (Elevation 7,674ft) Finished: 16:45 @ MM 882.8 Silver Pass Creek (Elevation 9,792ft) Miles: 4.0 plus 1.4 on VVR Trail Elevation Gain/Loss: +1,932/-40ft Food: Big cooked breakfast! Trail Mix, Granola Bar, Chicken Teriyaki w/Rice, Snickers Bar Health & Hygiene: 0 Blisters, Days since last shower 1, Days … Continue reading PCT Day 65 – Confindence Creeks!

PCT Day 64 – Return to Civilization!

Started: 07:00 @ MM 862.6 High camp below Selden Pass (Elevation 10,111ft) Finished: 16:00 @ MM 878.8 Lake Edison VVR Ferry (Elevation 7,674ft) Miles: 16.4 plus 1.4 on VVR Trail Elevation Gain/Loss: +2,145/-4,562ft Food: NO Oatmeal! Cliff Bar, Snickers, Instant Mash Potato & Salmon, Gummi Bears, Trail Mix, Almond Joy, Chicken & Pasta, Chocolate & … Continue reading PCT Day 64 – Return to Civilization!