PCT Day 118 – Wednesday August 9

PCT Day 118 – Wednesday August 9  Marble Valley Tentsite Mile 1621.2 to Grider Creek Mile 1642.9 PCT Miles Hiked Today: 21.7 Total PCT Miles Hiked: 1255.4 Feet Ascended Today: 2803 Feet Descended Today: 6398 Current Elevation: 2317 Steps: 64738 I slept soundly last night for the first time in a while. I think I…

PCT Day 117 – Tuesday August 8 

PCT Day 117 – Tuesday August 8  Cub Bear Spring Mile 1604.7 to Marble Valley Tentsite Mile 1621.2 PCT Miles Hiked Today: 16.5 Total PCT Miles Hiked: 1233.7 Feet Ascended Today: 2915 Feet Descended Today: 3432 Current Elevation: 5728 Steps: 54301 I’m sitting alone on a steep slope overlooking Man Eaten Lake in the Marble…

PCT Day 116 – Monday August 7

PCT Day 116 – Monday August 7 Sawyers Bar Road Mile 1597.2 to Cub Bear Spring Mile 1604.7 PCT Miles Hiked Today: 7.5 Total PCT Miles Hiked: 1217.2 Feet Ascended Today: 1538 Feet Descended Today: 1143 Current Elevation: 6290 Steps: I FORGOT TO PUT ON MY FITBIT I spent the morning hanging out in Etna…

PCT Day 115 – Sunday August 6

PCT Day 115 – Sunday August 6  Mile 1579.1 to Sawyers Bar Road Mile 1597.2 PCT Miles Hiked Today: 18.1 Total PCT Miles Hiked: 1209.7 Feet Ascended Today: 3403 Feet Descended Today: 4236 Current Elevation: 2959 Steps: 55953 I awoke to a fabulous sunrise from my view vantage point perched atop the ridge. Or, more…

PCT Day 114 – Saturday August 5

PCT Day 114 – Saturday August 5  Mile 1559 to 1579.1 PCT Miles Hiked Today: 20.1 Total PCT Miles Hiked: 1191.6 Feet Ascended Today: 4170 Feet Descended Today: 3245 Current Elevation: 6992 Steps: 57965 I felt well rested this morning and energized to crush some miles, even though I woke a couple of times in…

PCT Day 113 – Friday August 4

PCT Day 113 – Friday August 4  Mile 1539.7 to Mile 1559 PCT Miles Hiked Today: 19.3 Total PCT Miles Hiked: 1171.5 Feet Ascended Today: 1694 Feet Descended Today: 2600 Current Elevation: 5928 Steps: 53201 I slept poorly last night. I kept rolling downhill within my tent, even though I propped up one side of…

PCT Day 112 – Thursday August 3

PCT Day 112 – Thursday August 3 Mile 1518.6 to Mile 1539.7  PCT Miles Hiked Today: 21.1 Total PCT Miles Hiked: 1152.2 Feet Ascended Today: 2575 Feet Descended Today: 2318 Current Elevation: 6905.8 Steps: 59524 I’m laying on my foam pad next to Lower Deadfall Lake watching the ripples in the water. I went for…