PCT Day 80: A Zero in Fall River Mills

Miles Hiked: ZERO PCT Mileage: 1411.3 Today was my fourth PLANNED zero of the whole PCT. A big deal for me! My other planned zeros were in Tehachapi, Kennedy Meadows, and South Lake Tahoe. My unplanned zeros were the five days I spent in Acton when I thought I possibly had a fracture. I don’tContinue reading “PCT Day 80: A Zero in Fall River Mills”

PCT Day 74: Quincy and Belden

Miles Hiked: 22.8 PCT Mileage: 1286.6 This morning I willed myself awake at 4:45am. It was the perfect temperature outside and I had no problem getting out of my sleeping bag and doing all my chores as I packed up in fifteen minutes and hit the trail by 5am. The miles flew by so fastContinue reading “PCT Day 74: Quincy and Belden”

PCT Day 73: Nor Cal is the place.

Miles Hiked: 37.2 PCT Mileage: 1263.8 This morning I was up an hiking at 5:20 am. Since I got to camp early yesterday I was feeling well rested and ready for another big day. Today was the first morning that I noticed it was still dusk at 5am. Pretty soon these early wake ups willContinue reading “PCT Day 73: Nor Cal is the place.”