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Intro


 

 

Pacific Crest Trail2,650 miles from Mexico to Canada

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Intro


 

 

Pacific Crest Trail2,650 miles from Mexico to Canada

Blog   Plan   GEAR 

 
The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.
— John Muir
 
 
 

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Plan


Plan

Plan


Plan

 

The Plan

Planning, and prepping, for the PCT can take just as long as the actual hike. Luckily, there are tons of great resources out there to help. I relied heavily on the information I found from Halfmile & Ian ["Dirtwolf"] Crombie (my partner in hiking crime and my backpacking guru!)

My hiking plan consists of smaller sections broken up by resupply locations. The section days, and resupply dates, are estimates. There are countless factors that could cause a change in my schedule (my hiking speed, the weather, a distractingly beautiful mountain lake, etc). I want to stay open to surprises and to my story unfolding as it happens. The unpredictability of the journey is what makes it an adventure!

 
 

Schedule


0

Campo
to Mt. Laguna
41.5 mi // 2.5 days

May 13 | Southern Terminus
Journey begins...


41.5

Mt. Laguna
to Warner Springs

68 mi // 3.5 days

May 15 | Laguna Mountain Lodge

Lani Advokat | PCT Hiker
c/o Laguna Mountain Lodge | PO Box 146
Laguna, CA 91948


109.5

Warner Springs
to Idyllwild

70 mi // 3.5 days

May 19 | Warner Springs Post Office

Lani Advokat | PCT Hiker
c/o General Delivery
Warner Springs, CA 92086


179.4

Idyllwild
to Big Bear

87 mi // 4.5 days

May 22 | Idyllwild Post Office

Lani Advokat | PCT Hiker
c/o General Delivery
Idyllwild Ca, 92539


266.1

Big Bear City
to Wrightwood

103 mi // 5 days

May 27 | Big Bear City Post Office

Lani Advokat | PCT Hiker
c/o General Delivery
Big Bear City, CA 92314"


369.4

Wrightwood
to Agua Dulce

85 mi // 4 days

June 2 | Mountain Hardware
Lani Advokat | PCT Hiker
c/o Mountain Hardware
PO Box 398


454.5

Agua Dulce
to Hikertown

63 mi // 3 days

June 6 | Hiker Heaven (Agua Dulce)
Lani Advokat | PCT Hiker
c/o The Saufley's
11861 Darling Road
Agua Dulce, CA 91390


517.6

Hikertown
to Highway 58

49 mi // 2.5 days

June 10 | Hikertown (Lancaster)

Lani Advokat | PCT Hiker
c/o Hikertown
26803 W. Ave C-15
Lancaster, CA 93536


566.4

Highway 58
to Kennedy Meadows
;
136 mi // 6 days

June 15 | Tehachapi Post Office

Lani Advokat | PCT Hiker
c/o General Delivery
Tehachapi, CA 93581


702.2

Kennedy Meadows
to VVR

172 mi // 7.5 days

June 21 | Kennedy Meadows Store

Lani Advokat | PCT Hiker
c/o Kennedy Meadows General Store
96740 Beach Meadow Road
Inyokern, CA 93527


874.5

VVR
to Tuolumne Meadows

68 mi // 3.5 days


June 28 | VVR
Lani Advokat | PCT Hiker
c/o VVR - General Delivery
Lakeshore, CA 93634


942.5

Tuolumne
to South Lake Tahoe

148 mi // 6.5 days


July 5 | Tuolumne

Lani Advokat | PCT Hiker
c/o General Delivery Tuolumne Meadows
Yosemite National Park, CA 95389



1090.8

South Lake Tahoe
to Sierra City

105 mi // 4.5 days

July 12 | South Lake Tahoe

Lani Advokat | PCT Hiker
c/o General Delivery
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96151


1195.4

Sierra City
to Belden

89 mi // 4 days


July 17 | Sierra City

Lani Advokat | PCT Hiker
c/o Sierra Country Store
213 Main Street
Sierra City, CA 96125


1284.3

Belden
to Old Station

87 mi // 4 days


July 23 | Belden

Lani Advokat | PCT Hiker
c/o Braatens at Little Haven
PO Box 4
Belden, CA 95915


1371

Old Station
to Burney Falls

45 mi // 2 days

July 27 | Old Station

Lani Advokat | PCT Hiker
c/o General Delivery
Old Station, CA 96071


1416.5

Burney Falls
to Castella

82 mi // 3.5 days



July 29 | Burney Falls State Park

Lani Advokat | PCT Hiker
c/o Burney Park Camp Store
McArthur Burney Falls State Park
24900 State Highway 89
Burney, CA 96013


1498.6

Castella
to Etna

99 mi // 4.5 days


Aug 2 | Ammirati’s Market (Castella)

Lani Advokat | PCT Hiker
c/o Ammirati's Market
PO Box 90
Castella, CA 96017


1597.2

Etna
to Seiad Valley

56 mi // 2.5 days


Aug. 7 | Alderbrook Manor (Etna)

Lani Advokat | PCT Hiker
c\o Alderbrook Manor
836 Sawyers Bar Road
Etna, CA 96037


1653.4

Seiad Valley
to Callahans Lodge

63 mi // 2.5 days

Aug 10 | Seiad Valley Post Office

Lani Advokat | PCT Hiker
c/o General Delivery
Seiad Valley, CA 96086


1716.2

Callahans Lodge
to Crater Lake

103 mi // 5 days


Aug 14 | Callahan’s Lodge (Ashland)

Lani Advokat | PCT Hiker
c/o Callahan's Lodge
7100 Old Highway 99 South
Ashland, OR 97520


1819.2

Crater Lake
to Shelter Cove

85 mi // 3.5 days

Aug 19 | Mazama Village (Crater Lake)

Lani Advokat | PCT Hiker c/o Mazama Village Camper Store Mazama Village Crater Lake, OR 97604


1904.1

Shelter Cove
to Big Lake Youth Camp

89 mi // 3.5 days


Aug 23 | Shelter Cove

Lani Advokat | PCT Hiker
c/o Shelter Cove Resort & Marina 27600 West Odell Lake Road, Highway 58
Crescent, OR 97733


1992.6

Big Lake Youth Camp
to Timberline Lodge

102 mi // 4 days

Aug 27 | Big Lake Youth Camp

Lani Advokat | PCT Hiker C/O Big Lake Youth Camp 13100 Hwy 20 Sisters, OR 97759"


2094.5

Timberline Lodge
to Cascade Locks

50 mi // 2 days



Aug 31 | Timberline Lodge

Lani Advokat | PCT Hiker
c/o WY’East Store | Timberline Lodge Ski Area
27500 E. Timberline Rd
Timberline Lodge, OR 97028


2144.2

Cascade Locks
to Highway 12 (White Pass

148 mi // 6 days

Sept 3 | Cascade Locks Post Office

Lani Advokat | PCT Hiker
c/o General Delivery
Cascade Locks, OR 97014


2292.4

Highway 12 (White Pass)
to Snoqualmie

98 mi // 4 days


Sept 9 | Kracker Barrel (Highway 12)

Lani Advokat | PCT Hiker c/o Kracker Barrel Store
48851 US Highway 12
Naches, WA 98937


2390.6

Snoqualmie
to Skyomish

71 mi // 3.5 days

Sept 13 | Chevron Station (Snoqualmie)

Lani Advokat | PCT Hiker
General Delivery c/o Chevron Station
Snoqualmie Pass, WA 98068


2461.8

Skyomish
to Stehekin

108 mi // 5 days



Sept 17 | Tye Creek Lodge (Stevens Pass)

Lani Advokat | PCT Hiker
c/o Stevens Pass, Thru Hiker 93001 NE Stevens Pass Hwy, US 2
Skykomish, WA 98288 Attn: Tye Creek Lodge Loading Dock "

 

2569.4

Stehekin
to Manning Park

80 mi // 4 days

Sept 22 | Stehekin Post Office

Lani Advokat | PCT Hiker
c/o General Delivery Post Office
Stehekin, WA 98852


2650

Manning Park / Canada!!!!

Sept 28 | Manning Park

Canada!


 
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Gear


Gear

Gear


Gear

 
Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity
— Albert Einstein
 
 

Clothes                                                               

 

Toiletries

First Aid

 

    Miscellaneous

    Electronics


    Food

    Goal: Light weight, high calorie, vegan friendly grub.

    Because I was prepping all of my resupply boxes at once, I did my best to keep the contents of my boxes varied. Below are some examples of my daily snacks.

      Video: Packing my last resupply box (time-lapse)


      Special Thanks

       
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