Tag Archives: PCT HIKER

3 days (for reals or not)

Let me explain this countdown a little better. Three days from now will be my last day of work. On the 24th I’ll go to the ADZPCTKO, the 25th I’ll actually start the hike and hike back to the ADZPCTKO … Continue reading

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22 days (UNREAL!!!)

Its been awhile since my last blog post so Im sorry about that, for all the followers, heres your dose of all things PCT. This will be a long post so skim it or save some time to spend reading … Continue reading

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45 days (coming together)

Short post today folks. 45 days and things are coming together. I’ve ordered the last of my food for the last of my resupply boxes. They should be finished completely in the next two weeks. The PCT map I ordered … Continue reading

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75 days remaining (interesting facts)

Permits and Forms If you’re going to hike the PACIFIC CREST TRAIL and you plan to cook you’re going to need a permit and they are free. This type of permit is only for the state of California and is … Continue reading

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80 days remaining (Just for fun)

Parents of thru hikers are starting to show up on the social media threads all over the place. (If you watch for this sort of hiking thing) Some are requiring the hiker son/daughter take/wear beacon devices of sorts. My favorite … Continue reading

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85 days remaining (How it works)

How things work is today’s theme. How things work on the trail is a little more precise but over all how it works for me and sometimes why it works for me. First up: Bear canisters There’s been a ton … Continue reading

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95 days remaining (alcohol stoves)

Yep we’re talking stoves today, alcohol stoves to be more precise. For those familiar with camp stoves, I’m sure you have a favorite. For those familiar with alcohol stoves, I’m sure you’ve made your own already. I prefer my stove … Continue reading

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100 days remaining (Happy Birthday)

Today marks my 44th year sharing this rock with all of you as well as the 100 day count down to the ADZPCTKO. I am a Capricorn, a father, son, brother, uncle, nephew and proud to say still a grand … Continue reading

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105 days remaining (Wish List)

As was suggested here’s my wish list as of 1/07, it may grow and it may shrink. Mountain House meals a.k.a. M.R.E.’s (140) Snickers bars (140) Harmonica coffee filters rechargeable batteries Smartwool socks Leki trekking pole snow baskets Gatorade powder … Continue reading

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112 days remaining (prank submissions)

Two days in a row? Consider it a special edition for the new year! This was taken yesterday at the southern Ca. border by Travis Palovchik and its safe to assume it was taken near the PCT terminus monument. Either … Continue reading

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Resupply Boxes

It was a late night last night. Calculating how many days it might take to walk from various points along the PCT is a little harder than one might think. If you plan to hike the PCT any time in … Continue reading

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