Day 5

May 14, 2018 | miles 106.2 to 124.9 |  Warner Springs   Warner Springs – our first trail town! Hobbling in on my knee and feet was painful, but I was greeted with a cute little town with a dedicated spot for hikers next to the community center. Along major stopping points, there are often […]

Day 1

May 10, 2018 | miles 0 – 26 | Boulder Oaks Campground   What an incredible first day. I woke up after just 2.5 hours of sleep, scrambling to get gear together and grumbling about how poorly I planned my time. My parents, amazing as they are, drove me all the way from Sacramento down to […]

Pacific Crest Trail and Me

The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is a 2650-mile National Scenic Trail bounded by the Mexican border south of Campo, CA and the Canadian border entering into Manning Provincial Park. The trail follows the “crest” of the Pacific along the San Gabriel Mountains in Southern California, the Sierras across central and northern California, and the Cascades through Oregon and Washington.   Each year, thousands of hopeful hikers set out to “thru-hike” the PCT, aiming to complete the […]