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WA PCT, day 3

Monday August 10 Start: campsite just shy of Rock Pass End: Tatie Ridge Miles: 21.6 miles Gain/loss: 5892’/5492′ Listened to: 99% Invisible podcast I woke up this morning at 5am and couldn’t get back to sleep, with the sun coming up. I got up, went to the bathroom, and then got back into my tent … Continue reading WA PCT, day 3

WA PCT, day 2

Sunday, August 9 Start/end: campsite just shy of Rock Pass Miles: 29.4 miles Gain/loss: 8320′ Book listened to: A Closed and Common Orbit by Becky Chambers I was up at 5am this morning and on trail by 5:45am; it was around 40 degrees when I started and took a number of hours to warm up … Continue reading WA PCT, day 2

WA PCT, day 1

Saturday, August 8Start: Hart PassEnd: campsite just shy of Rock PassMiles: 15.8 milesGain/loss: 4137′ After a smooth flight and successful baggage retrieval, my friend picked me up from the airport last night and we drove 2 hours to a campground part way to Hart Pass. We set up our tents and got to bed around … Continue reading WA PCT, day 1

Great Range Traverse

Saturday, July 11, 2020 Start/End: Rooster Comb trailhead, Keene Valley, NY Miles: 24.74 Elevation gain: 10,100′ GaiaGPS track (elevation incorrect) I was awake at 5:15am, and left my campsite at Drapers’ Acres 20 minutes later. It had started raining overnight, and was still raining when I got in my car and drove the 25 minutes … Continue reading Great Range Traverse

The Grid: Hancocks

Sunday, July 5, 2020 Trailhead: Hancock lookout Miles: 9.47 Elevation gain: 2547′ Accompanied by: Little Engine GaiaGPS track After breakfast and packing up our campsite, Little Engine and I headed to the Hancock lookout parking area and started up the trail at 8:45am. We made great time and headed left from the trail split up … Continue reading The Grid: Hancocks

The Grid: Tripyramids

Saturday, July 4, 2020 Trailhead: Sabbaday Falls Miles: 11.23 Elevation gain: 2908′ Accompanied by: Little Engine GaiaGPS track After a successful hike up to Flume from Lincoln Woods yesterday, we started from the Sabbaday Falls trailhead around 7:45am, taking some time to wander around the falls before heading up the trail towards the summits. In … Continue reading The Grid: Tripyramids