WA PCT, day 4

Tuesday August 11 Start: Tatie Ridge End: Bridge Creek Miles: 27.5 miles Gain/loss: 6129’/8356′ Listened to: podcasts- 99% Invisible; RadioLab; Welcome to Night Vale; One from the Vaults; Nice White Parents After a chilly night with the wind blowing dust into the tent all night, I was up at 5:15am and on trail by 6:15am. … Continue reading WA PCT, day 4

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