PCT Day 87: Trinity Alps Wilderness

Miles Hiked: 37.2 PCT Mileage: 1568.8 This morning I got on trail around 6am. I was hurting before the day even got started. The morning was pretty with a sunrise over Mount Shasta. I hiked the first eight miles alone. It was pretty easy but my feet were hurting. I took a break at aContinue reading “PCT Day 87: Trinity Alps Wilderness”

PCT Day 85: Side Quest #2 Climbing Mount Shasta

Today I woke up at 4:30am at base camp on the clear creek route Mount Shasta. I ate a bean and cheese burrito for breakfast and sorted through my pack in the morning twilight. I was leaving behind anything I didn’t need to get up the mountain today. I only took my backpack, trekking poles,Continue reading “PCT Day 85: Side Quest #2 Climbing Mount Shasta”

PCT Day 84: Clear Creek Trailhead

Miles Hiked: 4.7 (zero PCT miles) PCT Mileage: 1501.3 This morning I woke up early despite it being a town day. I didn’t sleep well and I was excited to go do all my town chores. I took a refreshing shower and packed up all my gear. Everyone else woke up as I was gettingContinue reading “PCT Day 84: Clear Creek Trailhead”