PCT Day 38 – Sunday May 21

PCT Day 38 – Sunday May 21 North Fork Ranger Station Mile 436.1 to Acton KOA Mile 444.3 PCT Miles Hiked Today: 8.2 Feet Ascended Today: 900 Feet Descended Today: 2882 Current Elevation: 2245 Steps: 29128 I woke up to some snap pop crackling noises outside my tent this morning. It took me a while…

PCT Day 37 – Saturday May 20

PCT Day 37 – Saturday May 20 Mill Creek Fire Station Mile 418.6 to North Fork Ranger Station Mile 436.1 PCT Miles Hiked Today: 17.5  Feet Ascended Today: 3145 Feet Descended Today: 3885 Current Elevation: 4180 Steps: 49167 I had a good day today. I slept well last night, despite the stinky toilets and cars…

PCT Day 36 – Friday May 19

PCT Day 36 – Friday May 19 Sulphur Springs Trail Camp Mile 406.6 to Mill Creek Fire Station Mile 418.6 PCT Miles Hiked Today: 12 Feet Ascended Today: 1935 Feet Descended Today: 2213 Current Elevation: 4895 Steps: 37357 I’m currently camped at a day use rest stop at a major intersection of the Angeles Forest…

PCT Day 35 – Thursday May 18

PCT Day 35 – Thursday May 18 Buckhorn Campground to Sulphur Springs Trail Camp Mile 406.6 PCT Miles Hiked Today: 12.6 Endangered Species Alternate: 2 Feet Ascended Today: 2268 Feet Descended Today: 26314 Current Elevation: 5187 Steps: 42932 I was absolutely wiped out after yesterday’s hike and slept hard last night. I got 10.5 hours…

PCT Day 34 – Wednesday May 17

PCT Day 34 – Wednesday May 17 Mile 376.9 to Buckhorn Campground PCT Miles Hiked Today: 13.3 Endangered Species Alternate: 3 Feet Ascended Today: 2800 Feet Descended Today: 4660 Current Elevation: 6450 Steps: 53909 Today was hard. I’m too tired to write a coherent blog post so I’ll share some notes and some photos. View…

PCT Day 33 – Tuesday May 16

PCT Day 33 – Tuesday May 16 Mile 369.3 to Mile 376.9 PCT Miles Hiked Today: 7.6 Feet Ascended Today: 2445 Feet Descended Today: 1376 Current Elevation: 8544 Steps: 28204 I spent a leisurely morning in Wrightwood today, not in a big hurry to leave. I planned to spend the morning updating my blog, but…

PCT Day 32 – Monday May 15

PCT Day 32 – Monday May 15 Mile 357.2 to Mile 369.3 Wrightwood PCT Miles Hiked Today: 12.1 Feet Ascended Today: 3190 Feet Descended Today: 1755 Current Elevation: 5945 Steps: 39230 I slept exceptionally well last night. When I woke up this morning, I was warm and cozy inside my tent. And I heard what…