Category Archive: PCT 2017

5/19/17 – Rest Day

Day 26 Miles: 0 on trail, about 2 walking in town. Wrightwood is such a hiker friendly place. Our positive experience started the second we stepped off the trail and were immediately offered… Continue reading

5/18/17

Day 25 Miles 353.9 to 369 We are halfway done with the desert, I realized while hiking today, though except for a day or two, the first half really did not make me… Continue reading

5/17/17

Day 24 Miles: 335.7 to 353.9 The wind was strong and gnarly, and the most unexpected after the calm breezeless night. The area we were at, just six miles away from Cajon Pass… Continue reading

5/16/17

Day 23 Miles: 318 to 335.70 One cool thing about thru hiking is that you constantly see new things. I’m not saying there’s something wrong with in and out hikes because there is… Continue reading

5/15/17

Day 22 Miles 301 to 318 Hot springs right on the trail. How fun is that. We had seven miles to reach them. Luckily the morning dawned much warmer than forecasted and that… Continue reading

5/14/17

Day 21 Miles: 285.5 to 301 It does not happen often that we walk nine miles before 10:00 a.m. It happened today though and at that exact time we crossed a refreshing stream… Continue reading

5/13/17

Day 20 Miles: 266 to 285.5 Have you ever considered how much a week worth of food weights? Me neither. Until I actually had to pack ratios for six days in my pack… Continue reading

5/12/15

Day 19 Miles: 0 I woke up couple of times during the night thinking: ‘Oh, the site is so comfortable and warm today’. And then I remembered we were not sleeping in a… Continue reading

5/11/17

Day 18 Miles: 256 to 266 We only had 10 miles to hike and so we slept in half an hour, rising at 5:30 am. The morning was cold and dump once again… Continue reading

5/10/17

Day 17 Miles: 235 to 256 Today was a good day to make big miles. For several different reasons. The morning was cool and it made for a pleasant walk. We could see… Continue reading