PCT Day 116 : Less Views But All The More Hikers


July 29 (~08:25 – ~19:30) Crater Lake National Park Boundary – Sky Lakes Trail Junction (24.3 mi / Total: 1790.4 mi) Total PCT miles: 1763.7 Weather: Hot! There’s a haze in the distance from the wildfires around Ashland. It’s late when I get up. I really want a rest day, but I’ll have to wait … Continue reading PCT Day 116 : Less Views But All The More Hikers

PCT Day 114 : I Haven’t Seen This Many Water Caches Since The Desert


July 27 (~09:00 – ~18:55) Before Oregon Highest PCT Point – Rim Alternate Junction (22.6 mi / Total: 1839.3 mi) Total PCT miles: 1714.8 Weather: Hot. I was up until late last night, taking advantage of the cell phone service at my camping spot, so this morning I take all the time I need. I … Continue reading PCT Day 114 : I Haven’t Seen This Many Water Caches Since The Desert

PCT Day 113 : Is This The Start Of Wildfire Season?


July 26 (~06:40 – ~19:45) Summit Lake – before Oregon Highest PCT Point (28.3 mi / Total: 1861.8 mi) Total PCT miles: 1692.2 Weather: Hot. I sleep with my rainfly open, and when my alarm goes early in the morning, I snooze and watch the skies over the lake change colour. It’s a beautiful spot, … Continue reading PCT Day 113 : Is This The Start Of Wildfire Season?

PCT Day 112 : I’m The Olivia Palermo Of Thruhiking


July 25 (~08:20 – ~20:45) Upper Rosary Lake – Summit Lake (21.6 mi / Total: 1890.1 mi) (+2.6 bonus miles to Shelter Cove Resort) Total PCT miles: 1663.9 Weather: It’s getting hot! By the time I get going the mosquitoes are in full force again. I try and stuff everything in my pack as quickly … Continue reading PCT Day 112 : I’m The Olivia Palermo Of Thruhiking