PCT Day 155 – Friday, September 15

PCT Day 155 – Friday, September 15  Onion Valley Trailhead to Rae Lakes Mile 793.5 PCT Miles Hiked Today: 4.4 Non-PCT Miles Hiked Today: 7.5 Total PCT Miles Hiked: 1663.8 Feet Ascended Today: 3873 Feet Descended Today: 2728 Current Elevation: 10617 Steps: 45275 I awoke at 5:00 am despite staying up past 11 last night…

PCT Day 154 – Thursday, September 14

PCT Day 154 – Thursday, September 14  Bullfrog Lake Junction Mile 788.5 to Onion Valley Trailhead PCT Miles Hiked Today: 0 Non-PCT Miles Hiked Today: 7.5 Total PCT Miles Hiked: 1658.8 Feet Ascended Today: 1234 Feet Descended Today: 2560 Current Elevation: 3940 Steps: 29292 I awoke early today as I wanted to arrive at the…

PCT Day 153 – Wednesday, September 13

PCT Day 153 – Wednesday, September 13 Tyndall Creek Mile 774.7 to Bullfrog Lake Junction Mile 788.5 PCT Miles Hiked Today: 13.7 Total PCT Miles Hiked: 1658.8 Feet Ascended Today: 3288 Feet Descended Today: 3610 Current Elevation: 10526 Steps: 47218 I awoke at 6:00 am today and was pleased to discover that it hadn’t rained…

PCT Day 152 – Tuesday, September 12

PCT Day 152 – Tuesday, September 12  Crabtree Meadow Mile 766.3 to Tyndall Creek Mile 774.7 PCT Miles Hiked Today: 7.7 Non-PCT Miles Hiked today: .8 Total PCT Miles Hiked: 1645 Feet Ascended Today: 1558 Feet Descended Today: 1381 Current Elevation: 10973 Steps: 29859 I awoke at 6:00 am to blue skies. Everything was wet…

PCT Day 151 – Monday, September 11

PCT Day 151 – Monday, September 11  Crabtree Meadow Mile 766.3 PCT Miles Hiked Today: 0 Non-PCT Miles Hiked today: 14.6 Total PCT Miles Hiked: 1636.6 Feet Ascended Today: 3797 Feet Descended Today: 3797 Current Elevation: 10642 Steps: 55829 I summited Mt. Whitney today! At an elevation of 14505 feet, Mt. Whitney is the tallest…

PCT Day 150 – Sunday, September 10

PCT Day 150 – Sunday, September 10  Mile 752.2 to Crabtree Meadow Mile 766.3 PCT Miles Hiked Today: 14.1  Non-PCT Miles Hiked today: 1.2 Total PCT Miles Hiked: 1636.6 Feet Ascended Today: 2312 Feet Descended Today: 3067 Current Elevation: 10642 Steps: 50735 I slept poorly last night, but when I awoke I was feeling much…

PCT Day 149 – Saturday, September 9

PCT Day 149 – Saturday, September 9  Trail Pass Mile 745.3 to 752.2 PCT Miles Hiked Today: 7 Non-PCT Miles Hiked today: 2.3 Total PCT Miles Hiked: 1622.5 Feet Ascended Today: 1840 Feet Descended Today: 423 Current Elevation: 11504 Steps: 31493 Last night I dreamt that I tried to summit Mt. Whitney several times, only…