PCT Day 55 – Wednesday June 7

PCT Day 55 – Wednesday June 7 Mile 624.3 to 639.4 PCT Miles Hiked Today: 15.1 Feet Ascended Today: 3400 Feet Descended Today: 2406 Current Elevation: 6588 Steps: 45314 I woke up grumpy this morning. Have I mentioned yet that I am getting REALLY tired of the desert? Getting to sleep in a forest two…

PCT Day 54 – Tuesday June 6

PCT Day 54 – Tuesday June 6 Mile 607.1 to Mile 624.3 PCT Miles Hiked Today: 17.2 Feet Ascended Today: 2227 Feet Descended Today: 3048 Current Elevation: 5575 Steps: 5847 (this seems a little off) I awoke just after 5:00 am this morning and the first thing I noticed was the cold. It was much…

PCT Day 53 – Monday June 5

PCT Day 53 – Monday June 5 Mile 588.2 to Mile 607.1 PCT Miles Hiked Today: 19 Feet Ascended Today: 3919 Feet Descended Today: 2641 Current Elevation: 6341 Steps: I DON’T KNOW!! My FitBit Died 😦 I awoke feeling refreshed around 5:00 am. Yay for a good night of sleep! The nearby wind turbines turning…

PCT Day 52 – Sunday June 4

PCT Day 52 – Sunday June 4 Mile 571 to Mile 588.2 PCT Miles Hiked Today: 17.2 Feet Ascended Today: 2918 Feet Descended Today: 3155 Current Elevation: 5014 Steps: 49646 I felt like I was sleeping in a wind tunnel last night. It was very windy on the ridge where we were camped and I…

PCT Day 51 – Saturday June 3

PCT Day 51 – Saturday June 3  Tehachapi Willow Spring Road Mile 558.5 to Mile 571 PCT Miles Hiked Today: 12.5 Feet Ascended Today: 2669 Feet Descended Today: 1545 Current Elevation: 5202 Steps: 40199 We got a ride back to the trailhead at Willow Spring Road this morning from a trail angel at 6:00 am.…

PCT Day 50 – Friday June 2

PCT Day 50 – Friday June 2 Zero in Tehachapi  Today was the most un-relaxing zero day on the trail so far.  I had my resupply boxes and new air mattress shipped to the town of Mojave which was about a half hour drive away.  Not wanting to spend hours walking around town and waiting…