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!

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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!

PCT Day 63 – A Funky Evolution

Started: 08:30 @ MM 846.0 Evolution Creek Camp (Elevation 9,942ft) Finished: 18:40 @ MM 862.6 High camp below Selden Pass (Elevation 10,111ft) Miles: 16.6 Elevation Gain/Loss: +2,553/-2,385ft Food: NO Oatmeal! Cliff Bar, Snickers, Couscous w/Tuna, Jerky, Trail Mix, Chicken Curry& Rice. Health & Hygiene: 0 Blisters, Days since last shower 7, Days since laundry 7 … Continue reading PCT Day 63 – A Funky Evolution

PCT Day 62 – Please … No Muir Snow!

Started: 07:00 @ MM 832.7 Big Pete Meadow (Elevation 9,250ft) Finished: 17:00 @ MM 846.0 Evolution Creek Camp (Elevation 9,942ft) Miles: 13.4 Elevation Gain/Loss: +3,095/-2,401ft Food: Oatmeal, Cliff Bar, Snickers, Tortilla w/cheese and salami, Gummi Bears, Instant Potato w/ Jerky Health & Hygiene: 0 Blisters, Days since last shower 6, Days since laundry 6 We … Continue reading PCT Day 62 – Please … No Muir Snow!

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!

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!