PCT Day 68 : Trails, Roads And Ticks, A Long Detour


June 11 (~08:00 – ~20:00) Tentsite before Whitewater Creek Trail junction – Red Lake (off-trail) (approx. 19.3 mi) Total PCT miles: n/a Weather: Sunny and warm. I’m oddly in love with my campsite. It’s burnt but it’s spacious and I had a great rest here. I’m camped just before the turnoff to the Whitewater Creek … Continue reading PCT Day 68 : Trails, Roads And Ticks, A Long Detour

PCT Day 67 : Off Limits And Off Trail


June 10 (~08:45 – ~17:30) Papoose Lake (off-trail) – tentsite before Whitewater Creek Trail junction (approx. 10 mi / Total: 2032.5 mi) Total PCT miles: 932.5 Weather: Sunny and warm. I’m nervous. After a day of bushwhacking, I’m still off the PCT and I need to decide if I’ll get back to it, or not. … Continue reading PCT Day 67 : Off Limits And Off Trail

PCT Day 66 : Escape From Mt Jefferson And The PCT


June 9 (~08:00 – ~22:10) Forest beyond Three Fingered Jack – Papoose Lake (off-trail) (approx. 17 mi) Total PCT miles: n/a Weather: Sunny and warm. I wake up in the shade of trees, surrounded by snow. I’m no longer on the PCT, but I’m relieved to have made it off that slope last night. While … Continue reading PCT Day 66 : Escape From Mt Jefferson And The PCT