Washington

PCT Day 130 Mt Adams fire detour

  25th August 2015 Mileage 27.1 Trout Lake (2237.1) to Pondside camp (2264.2) Countdown to Canada 395.9 miles, 637km This is not my normal daily writings, for today I took the roadwalk detour arou...

PCT Day 129 Is this the end of the trail?

  24th August 2015 Mileage 10.2 Mosquito Creek (2226.9) to Trout Lake (2237.1) I checked the latest information on the fires while in my tent, it was 6.30am. Not much official information but some ...

PCT Day 128 Mimosas 

  23rd August 2015 Mileage 21.1 Roadside Camp (2205.8) to Mosquito Creek (2226.9) 'Mimosas', was the call at about 9am. 'Who wants a mimosa'. I'd never heard of a mimosa until recently. I was hande...

PCT Day 127 Reunions on Trail

  22nd August 2015 Mileage 25.6 Dirt Road Camp (2180.2) to Trail Magic Camp (2205.8) I woke to the smell of smoke and a more orange tinge to the sky than usual. Strong winds overnight must have blo...

PCT Day 126 Entering Washington

  21st August 2015 Mileage 25.1 Cascade Locks (2155.1) to Dirt Road Camp (2180.2) This is the most rested I'd been since I started the trip, I thought to myself as I walked across The Bridge of the...
Southern terminus and Northern terminus of the PCT

An Aussie hiking the Pacific Crest Trail

Pacific Crest Trail permit (address blanked out!) Information for Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail Updated for 2017 For an overseas hiker there are many things that need to be done prior to hiking Pacific Cre...

Pacific Crest Trail Gear list

My Pacific Crest Trail Gear List that I will be carrying for the 5 months while hiking the Pacific Crest Trail. Not everything listed below will be carried everyday on the trail. For example, no use carrying e...
Resupply on the CDT

My Resupply Strategy for Hiking the PCT in 2015

This is a copy of my resupply strategy for hiking the pct hike. On route the trail passes through or near towns which I will use to re-supply. I prefer to buy my food from the local towns on the trail where pos...

Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail

Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail ranks as the single best experience I have had in my life. The 4286km trail that runs from the Mexico Border to Canada.It traverses dry Californian deserts, high alpine mountains ...

Biking and Hiking Mt St Helens

Mt St Helens I had heard about what happened at Mt St Helens on 17th May 1980 and watched many natural history documentaries on the explosive volcanic eruption. I was in the area and just had to visit the sce...

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