Washington

PCT Day 140 The PCT Has Reopened 

  4th September 2015 Mileage 18.3 Stevens Pass (2476.0) to Pear Lake (2494.3) Miles to Canada 165.8 (266km) Breakfast was served at 8am. There was a large group of us hungry hikers. Conversations ...

PCT Day 139 Camping in Snow

  3rd September 2015 Mileage 12.2 Ridgecamp (2463.9) to Stevens Pass (2476.1) Miles from Canada 184 (296km) I woke to a thick white insulating layer of snow on my tent. I was much warmer with the ...

PCT Day 138 Lovely Washington 

  2nd September 2015 Mileage 24.9 Spade Creek (2439.0) to Ridgecamp (2463.9) Miles to Canada 196.2 (315km) It either rained all night or the trees dripped water onto the tent all night. My sleepin...
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PCT Day 137 More Wet Weather

  1st September 2015 Mileage 21.8 Stockcamp (2417.2) to Spade Creek Camp (2439) Miles to Canada 221.1 (355km) I woke cold and lethargic. The energy I had yesterday was depleted. I don't think it s...

PCT Day 136 Reminds me of Tasmania

  31st August 2015 Mileage 15.3 Snoqualamie Pass (2401.9) to Stockcamp (2417.2) Miles to Canada 242.8 (390km) It was 1.30pm when I finally said goodbye to Crunchmaster and set off from Snoqualamie...

PCT Day 135 Hiking in Rainstorms 

  30th August 2015 Mileage 25.9 Bushcamp (2376.0) to Snoqualamie Pass (2401.9) Miles to Canada 258.2 (415km) The intermittent rain woke me numerous times during the night. When morning dawned I co...

PCT Day 134 The Calm before the storm

  29th August 2015 Mileage 30.6 Bushcamp (2345.4) to Bushcamp (2376.0) Miles to Canada 284.1 (457km) Less than 300 miles to Canada. The end seems so close. Already I'm starting to think I'm going ...

PCT Day 133 Rain and Mountain Goats

  28th August 2015 Mileage 28.7 Bumping River (2316.7) to Bushcamp (2345.4) Miles to Canada 314.7 (506km) Several water droplets landed on my face and woke me from a deep sleep. It was just before...

PCT Day 132 White Pass

  27th August 2015 Mileage 26 Lutz Lake (2290.7) to Bumping River (2316.7) Miles to Canada 343.4 (552km) Yesterday was so smokey, yet this morning was crystal clear. Who'd of picked it. No smoke, ...

PCT Day 131 Goat Rocks Wilderness

  26th August 2015 Mileage 26.5 (42.6km) Pondside camp (2264.2) to Lutz Lake (2290.7) Miles to Canada 369.4 (594km) I failed to mention yesterday that I made a cheesecake at camp which I shared wi...

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