Category: Pacific Crest Trail

Me finishing the AT 2001

AT vs. PCT

Appalachian Trail vs. Pacific Crest Trail (AT vs. PCT) When deciding to hike any of the Triple Crown Trails (Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail and Continental Divide Trail) it can be hard to know which is the right one to start with.  Typically it used to be the AT, then PCT and finally the CDT.  Now with lighter gear, better […]

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PCT 2007 – Day 40 – Spur – Sandy Jeep Road
PCT 2007 – Day 39 – Warner Springs – Lost Valley Rd

PCT 2007 – Day 39 – Warner Springs – Lost Valley Rd

Day 39 5-3-07 Warner Springs – Spur road pass Lost Valley Rd 9.9 miles; 119.5 total miles; 1954.7 trip miles Sunny with some clouds, 80’s I woke up at 7 am and it was tough. My bed was super comfortable and I was tired still. Mom, Dad, Wounded Knee, Ultra Bright (U.B.), and I went to breakfast and we hikers […]

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PCT 2007 – Day 38 – Sandy wash – Warner Springs, CA
PCT 2007 – Day 37 – Rodriguez Cross Spur – sandy wash

PCT 2007 – Day 37 – Rodriguez Cross Spur – sandy wash

Day 37 5-1-07 Tarp Rodriguez Cross Spur – sandy wash 18.3 miles; 86.7 total miles; 1921.9 trip miles Scattered showers and 70-80, windy Day 7 with rain I woke up at 1 AM feeling really wet. My legs had sweated so much my foot box of my sleeping bag was soaked. I had to unzip it, turn it inside out […]

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Sunrise

PCT 2007 – Day 36 – Laguna CG – Cross Rodriguez Spur

Day 36 4-30-07   CB Laguna CG – Cross Rodriguez Spur 20.5 miles; 68.4 total miles; 1903.6 trip miles Sunny, 80 I slept better last night then the night before. I did slip off my pad during the night once or twice. The ground was also very rocky and hard. I got up at 5 AM and was going by 5:50 AM. […]

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PCT 2007 – Day 35 – Boulder Oaks – Laguna CG

PCT 2007 – Day 35 – Boulder Oaks – Laguna CG

Day 35 4-29-07 CB Boulder Oaks – Laguna CG 21.5 miles; 47.9 total miles; 1883.1 trip miles Sunny; 80-90 Last night I slept like crap. The moon was super bright and subconsciously I was worried about my first cowboy camp experience. It was one of those nights you seem to wake up every time you move. The alarm went off […]

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PCT 2007 – Day 34 – Lake Morena – Boulder Oaks CG

PCT 2007 – Day 34 – Lake Morena – Boulder Oaks CG

Day 34 4-28-07 CB Lake Morena – Boulder Oaks CG 5.8 miles; 26.4 total miles; 18?? trip miles Sunny; 80’s Today I got up and was served French Toast by the class of 2005, I believe. It was great. Teatree even got me a Mimosa, which were for her group only. After breakfast I caught up on my journal, then […]

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PCT 2007 – Day 33 – Mexican border – Lake Morena, CA

PCT 2007 – Day 33 – Mexican border – Lake Morena, CA

Day 33 4-27-07 Mexican border – Lake Morena 20.6 miles; 20.6 total miles; 1855.80 trip miles 80+; sunny Today we got up at 5 AM to get to the border by 8. I was crushed, since I didn’t sleep. We had breakfast and were on the road by 6. The drive out was pretty with the rising sun. It was […]

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PCT 2007 – Day 32 – San Diego

PCT 2007 – Day 32 – San Diego

Day 32; Zero #2; 4-26-07 San Diego 0 miles; total miles Sunny; 70’s Today I got up late since I didn’t have to ride. I finished up my morning tasks just about the time my folks showed up. We packed the bike (and trailer) up and headed back to San Diego. We took my route so they could see my […]

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