. It's impossible to drive to the Northern Terminus of the PCT, and the nearest legal trailhead at Hart's Pass is 30 miles south of the border. So the question is - Do you want to start your southbound thru-hike by going north for 30 miles? Our advice is - Yes you do! The scenery north of Harts Pass is some of the most beautiful on the entire trail, and proves to be a suitable training ground for bigger challenges to come in Glacier Peak Wilderness. And an extra 30 miles on a hike that's going.
. Hiking the PCT northbound it the only reasonable way anyone should complete this hike. The notion of hiking the trail southbound is absurd - to put it gently PCT Northbound vs. Southbound Differences between a PCT northbound and southbound thru-hike . Most southbound thru-hikers start in June or July and finish by October or November. Northbound thru-hikers, in contrast, start between March and May and finish in Setimptember or October. NOBOs and SOBOs see the PCT in different seasons, which creates special challenges for each type of thru-hike. Here's what southbound hikers should keep in mind Starting the PCT Southbound. Getting to the Canadian border to start the PCT going south is the first part of the adventure. My hiking partner, Two Cup, and I decided to rent a car and drive to Wenatchee, WA. Plane tickets to Seattle were really expensive and the flights all got in late enough that we would have to spend a night in Seattle, so the car rental seemed like a much better option. Rund um den PCT Southbound und die USA Der Pacific Crest Trail Southbound und dazu Geschichte, Kultur, Alltag & Politik. Reisen, Essen & Wandern - alles was zukünftige PCTer und Amerikainteressierte wissen müssen
She met a woman thru hiking the PCT southbound solo almost right at the halfway point and during that conversation realized that SOBO was the way for her. It was that same chance meeting with that SOBO where Ally learned that thru hikers were filled to the brim with golden hiking knowledge Um klarzumachen, dass der PCT Southbound auch in einem einfachen Jahr wie dem letzten, keine Sache ist, die man auf die leichte Schulter nehmen sollte, gibt es hier jetzt noch ein Video. Das Ganze stammt von Matthew, mit dem ich letztes Jahr gemeinsam gestartet bin. Er war dann aber direkt viel schneller als der ganze Rest von uns, mit Ausnahme von Ben. Die beiden sind dann gemeinsam unterwegs gewesen und wir haben erst am Rainy Pass mitbekommen, dass Matthew auf einer. Fifteen PCT long-distance permits are available per day for southbound trips compared to fifty per day for northbound trips. Also, during surge periods - such as Southern California in the spring - hotels, stores, restaurants and trail angels can become quite busy. You'll find those same services to be less stretched while traveling south Not because it was meant to ridicule or condescend. People just don't seem to know that a southbound (SOBO) hike of the PCT can be done. It's a relatively small group of us, true, but the PCT has a strong history of SOBO hikers, and there are many advantages to choosing this itinerary In conclusion, going southbound on the PCT seems tougher than heading northbound. Ray Jardine, who thru-hiked the PCT in both directions, said that the southbound hike was definitely harder than the northbound one. Chris Townsend, a legendary backpacker, agreed. However, upon closer examination this conventional wisdom may not apply to everyone
PCT Southbound Guide A quick & dirty guide to a SOBO PCT Thruhike From July 18th to November 4th, 2018 I southbound thruhiked the Pacific Crest Trail. Resources around the PCT are abundant, but I found precious few designed for SOBOs with specific and actionable information Walking the PCT southbound across southern California was a quiet and peaceful time. On our last night on the trail it rained. It was the first rain in weeks. The rain-packed sand was hard, and the footprints we had been following for hundreds of miles disappeared overnight. That made me realize that all those people had finished their hike. Mother Nature was reminding us that our journey was. Starting a southbound hike is a little bit of a logistical problem as it's illegal to enter the United States from Canada via the PCT. You're likely going to start your hike in the United States from Harts Pass. If it's a heavy snow year, it's possible that the road to Harts Pass will be blocked by snow well into late June
Der PCT ; Also warum SoBo? Es gibt eine Reihe von Vorteilen, manche gelten zwar nur für bestimmte Jahre, aber trotzdem. Schnee: Die Bedingungen variieren von Jahr zu Jahr extrem, letztes Jahr z.B. war ein sehr niedriges Schneejahr, in dem man bei einem Startdatum Ende Juni so gut wie keinen Schnee angetroffen hat. Dieses Jahr sieht es aufgrund der ziemlich krassen El Nino-Wetterlage recht ähnlich aus (und diese Wetterlage sorgt z.B. dafür, dass die Sierra wiederum extrem viel. Home Blog Pacific Crest Trail Association Southbound Guide. Backpackers.com — The Pacific Crest Trail is a 2,663 mile trail that stretches from the Washington/Canadian border to the north, and the U.S./Mexico border to the south. Commonly referred to as the PCT, the trail is legendary in its scope, and passes through 7 national parks and 25.
Here is a recap video of my Pacific Crest Trail thruhike*. I plan on uploading new videos every week, stay tuned! *hitched fire closures, completed 2018 Musi.. Viele Thru-Hiker sehen nach einer gewissen Zeit auf dem Trail aus, wie eine Mischung aus Robinson Crusoe und Rick Grimes in der 5. Staffel von The Walking Dead und riechen auch entsprechend. Deshalb bezeichnen sie sich selbst auch gerne als Hiker Trash. Das man zu solchem mutiert, lässt sich sicherlich nicht komplett vermeiden und da In recent years the PCTA has released 50 permits per day throughout the the Northbound season. In 2018, 4,500 Northbound thru-hike permits were issued. That is in contrast to 491 Southbound permits for the same year. The PCT going NOBO is crowded PCT Southbound Mile: 1,862 (2,996.6 km) JMT Northbound Mile: 33.1 (53.3 km) JMT Southbound Mile: 177.3 (285.3 km) Crossing Glen Pass from Bubb's Creek to Woods Creek. Glen Pass: The South Side. The southern approach to Glen Pass begins at the junction of the Bubb's Creek Trail (leading west to Road's End in Kings Canyon National Park) and the Pacific Crest Trail/John Muir Trail (coming north.
Southbound Pacific Crest Trail hiker Richard Humphreys has created a modified version of the Halfmile PCT GPS data optimized for southbound hikers using a Garmin GPSMAP64 GPS. The file converts the half mile waypoints to route files with southbound mileages, several other formatting changes Unfortunately, it is illegal to enter the United States from Manning Park via the PCT. To reach the terminus for a southbound hike, you have to start on the U.S. side of the border. If you're ending your hike and you must obtain proper permission to enter Canada. Blue, Twerk, and Rumi standing at the Northern Terminus of the Pacific Crest Trail after walking a really long way. Photo courtesy. Der Pacific Crest Trail (kurz PCT, offiziell Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail) ist ein rund 4265 Kilometer (2650 Meilen) langer Fernwander-und Reiterweg im Westen der Vereinigten Staaten.Er verläuft parallel zum Pazifischen Ozean und führt entlang der Gebirgskämme der Sierra Nevada und der Kaskadenkette.Dabei durchquert der Weg die amerikanischen Bundesstaaten Kalifornien, Oregon und.
Southbound auf AT oder PCT. Von Carsten, 31. Mai 2015 in Tourvorbereitung. Teilen Folgen 1. Vorherige; 1; 2; Weiter; Seite 2 von 2 . Empfohlene Beiträge. Carsten 12 Geschrieben 12. August 2015. Carsten. Leichtgewicht; Members; 12 27 Beiträge; Ort: Dithmarschen; Autor; report; Teilen; Geschrieben 12. August 2015. Der Plan ist, ab Juli 2018 den AT SOBO zu laufen, dann im Winter 2018/19 für. PCT Southbound: Old Station. by mcgarveysan | Oct 8, 2019 | Hiking, PCT, Section N California, Thru-hikes | 3 comments. Noelle here: Well, we did it! We started our journey back to the trail. While my sister, brother-in-law and I were at the hospital, busting Dad out, Steve was packing up the van. He met us and we all made a little parade down the hospital corridor and to the front door. Dad.
Tag Archives: PCT southbound Post navigation ← Older posts. Julian to the Mexican Border. Posted on November 4, 2014 by Dormouse under Pacific Crest Trail. Highlights: We hiked on from Julian through Mount Laguna after which we started seeing border patrol more and more. We saw a tarantula on Halloween, and on Halloween night it rained on us for the first time since the Sierra Mountains. We. PCT, pacific crest trail, 2019, south bound, southbound, sobo, SoBo, Sobo, thru hike, thru-hike, blog, journal, PCT SoBo, PCT SOBO, PCT Sobo, PCT sobo, blog. Share this: Twitter; Facebook; Follow Blog via Email. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 47 other followers Email Address: Follow . Follow D'n'K on the PCT on WordPress.com. Hot day in the highlands trying to beat the mid-day related high flow stream crossings
I'm hiking the Washington section of the PCT, southbound! I start in less than a week!!! I'm kind of terrified, mostly afraid that my health will break. I feel like I'm standing on thin ice over a deep, hypothermic lake of chronic illness- the ice is getting thicker, but slowly. However! If I start t My Camera Gear: https://kit.com/NeemorsWorld Day 1 and 2 of this hike: Getting to the border! Check my Instagram: http://www.Instagram.com/neemorsworl So there are a few reasons why I want to head back to the PCT. Some very simple, some a little more complex. I guess my main reason isn't that profound. My main goal for this year is to get to New Zealand to hike the Te Araroa, hopefully with my friend Growler. But there was no way I could stick out that 9-5 life until December, so I thought about what I could do to 'fill in the time. May 25, 2020 - One of few people to thru-hike the Pacific Crest Trail southbound and northbound weighs in on the differences in gear and strategy. Here's the gear list, strategy, and plan for PCT NOBO vs. SOBO
Mar 15, 2018 - Hiking the Sierra Nevada Mountains southbound is very different than hiking northbound. This section has research on the risks of early season snow in the Sierras, fall rain and wind storms, and advice on which gear to carry If you're serious about hiking the PCT, take the time to prepare physically, mentally, and in any skillsets, you think you'll need. I read a lot of information about hypothermia, river crossings, snake bites, falls, etc. Goat Rocks Wilderness & the Sierras were the two biggest sections that I was scared. The Sierras were scary for me as I wasn't experienced with hiking through snow. I.
Chris Sylvia was hiking southbound on the PCT from Anza to Campo. He started his trek near state Route 74 in Anza on February 12, 2015, and planned to hike for at least a week before contacting friends to pick him up. On February 16, he called a friend and asked to be picked up the next day at the Buddhist Temple on Chihuahua Valley Road the next day. Sylvia's roommate went to the designated. My budget for my southbound thru-hike is $5000, and no less. This is the money I will spend on the trail. This amount is pretty average, although some people have done it on a tighter budget. A typical budget for a thru-hike looks to be anywhere from $3500 to $10,000, depending on how large you want to live it up along the way. Some say that it costs about $2 per mile to hike the PCT, which.
Running Section J Southbound on the PCT It's been three days, and I am still trying to gain perspective on what I did last weekend. I know in the trail running world, it's probably not that big of a deal. In fact, when I was training, I encountered someone who ran Section J in one day. But all I know is me, and I have decided that for me, my fastpack on the PCT was quite an accomplishment. The. Mar 31, 2017 - While not as dangerous as the Sierras or Northern Washington, the Southern California section of the PCT still provides a challenge for prospective thru-hikers. Always read the PCT Water Report and keep an eye out for fall storms Tag Archives: PCT southbound Post navigation ← Older posts. Newer posts → Up to the Canadian border. Posted on July 13, 2014 by Dormouse under Pacific Crest Trail. I am writing this blog post with my thumbs, so it may be brief. Highlights: Easy hike along Ross Lake with warm temperatures. We made it to the border on the second day pulling a 26 mile day having left most of our pack weight. On the PCT, I also dealt with two major snowstorms, while on the CDT, I had serious postholing issues. 5. Take extra care of your feet. About the time you reach the Sierras or San Juans, you should have already replaced your trail runners, or you should do it now. New shoes make a huge difference when you are about to hike the most difficult section with one of your heaviest carries. Expect to.
PCT SOBO 2017 has 1,122 members. This group is for PCT 2017 SOBO hikers looking to share or find information on their hike The annual PCT survey reports that it has been one of the top five most popular packs for Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) hikers for the last three years, with a greater than 90% satisfaction rate. It's the top-rated ultralight pack on Switchback Travel and Greenbelly. Section Hiker ranks the Mariposa as one of the top ultralight backpacks. Outdoor Gear Lab, when reviewing ultralight packs, rated. Brazoria County Pct. 4 Constable's Office - Constable James Brawner, West Columbia, Texas. 6,410 likes · 54 talking about this · 294 were here. Law Enforcement Agenc Southbound on the PCT: A Passion Pursued. Our field scout is about to embark on a yearlong journey of a lifetime. Author: Tyler Socash Updated: Jun 12, 2017 Original: Oct 12, 2015. 3. Gallery. 3 Images. Once upon a time I stood at the intimidating precipice of the real world. I had just been denied entrance into medical school, and my head was spinning. My best laid plans were unraveling. I.
Sideshow hikes the PCT southbound. Post navigation Broken Bridges. Posted by thirtysixer. 3. That afternoon, I decided to check out the legendary Stehekin Bakery. It's only a couple miles from the lodge, but the bus takes an hour long loop, hitting the bakery twice. After my first stop at the bakery, I was psyched to stop again within the hour. A hiker whom I had met briefly named Hendrik. Today, I woke up for the first time in a while, with the knowledge that I did not have to do anymore hiking. It was a nice feeling. I packed up all my stuff as last night I had set all my gear to air out and dry on the porch An interactive map of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) complete with a state-by-state breakdown, state maps, section highlights, length and highest elevation. The Pacific Crest Trail stretches a length of 2,659 miles from Mexico to Canada through three states: California, Oregon and Washington. Zoom to print PDF version A web based utility for planning a Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) hike. ↓ Red arrow (southbound section hiker) Orientation: Mexico → Canada | Canada -> Mexico. Manning Park: 2663.50mi Hart's Pass: 2624.30mi Highway 20 (Rainy Pass) 2593.80mi Stehekin: 2574.10mi Highway 2 / Tye Cr. Lodge, Baring, Skykomish : 2476.30mi Interstate 90, Snoqualmie Pass: 2401.80mi Forest Road 52 (Tacoma Pass) 2372.
PCT Southbound 2010 Saturday, October 30, 2010. October 21st Lake Morena to the U.S.- Mexico Border . With only 20 miles to cover, Cameron and I didn't get onto the trail until 9:30 as this would mean our finishing time would be more convenient for my sister, who had some refrigerator business to attend to. First time I've had a hiking partner since Jason and Cassandra back in Oregon. Wow, has. In 2006, Williamson became the first person to repeat the feat of yo-yoing the PCT by becoming the second person to complete a PCT yo-yo, doing it in 191 days.  In 2007, Williamson married his longtime girlfriend Michelle Turley and the newlyweds celebrated their honeymoon by thru-hiking the PCT southbound from Canada to Mexico
Hiking the PCT taught me to be present and appreciate the small pleasures of life. I also learned to look to nature and exercise for health and sanity. On top of that, I forged some of the most meaningful friendships I probably ever will. Long-distance hiking is a beautiful thing, but overcoming the challenges of a thru-hike requires a lot of research, planning and dedication. We put together. Since I finished my Appalachian Trail (AT) thru-hike in 2014, I've been working with The Trek to survey thru-hikers each year. Most of the hikers who take our surveys are northbounders (or NOBOs), since most AT hikers walk from Georgia to Maine. Hiking southbound (or SOBO) from Maine to Georgia is less common (although somewhat ironically, the creators of the AT assumed more people would.
Not only am I hiking the entirety of the PCT, but I am also going southbound. I will start in Canada and walk home (I live in San Diego). Ahhh, yoga who doesn't love yoga? We all need it. Many of us have probably done it; some once or twice, some probably 'Yoga Journal' cover-worthy. Well, I am definitely NOT the latter, but I am fortunate enough that I get to live it, day-in and day. For an article covering in detail the PCT background, read the following article at the link below: The disturbing Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) disappearances Deaths on the PCT There are relatively few deaths on PCT thru-hikes . Sign In My Account. Home Mysterious Stories Blog Historical Strangeness True Crime in the Outdoors Strange Indoors Search Stories Questions and Answers Readers' Top 20. Should I Go Northbound or Southbound on the PCT? Nearly 90% of PCT thru-hikers go northbound. It is recommended to start south and go north for several reasons: If you begin the hike in Canada, you cannot legally enter the U.S. using the Pacific Crest Trail, necessitating extra miles to get to the starting point. Even if you start in Washington at Harts Pass, you will likely run into severe.
Jonathan the postman says most Southbound hikers on the PCT skip this section because of the snow. We may end up turning back if the snow is too deep or there is avalanche danger or more likely it scares the hell out of Carmilla. In a remote place like Stehekin where there is no TV, no Internet, and only one pay phone for the entire town, the nightly programs given by the Park Service Rangers. The Pacific Crest Trail is 2,650 miles long and takes the average person about five months to hike. Learn more fascinating facts about the PCT Tag: PCT Southbound. Stevens Pass to Snoqualmie Pass. On August 12, 2016 March 4, 2017 By Ruth In Pacific Crest Trail 2 Comments. We were excited to go through the Alpine Lakes Wilderness because we have backpacked through a different part of it called the Enchantments, which is one of the prettiest places we've seen, ever. It was fun to see where the PCT goes through and we have other lakes. PasstoPass.org 2021 Trip Schedule Planning. Washington Trip #1 White Pass to Chinook Pass (Northbound PCT) July 30- August 4, 2021- difficulty rating moderate, 30 miles- Trip Leader Dave Baumgart 425-462-1155 evenings; Washington Trip #2- Chinook Pass to White Pass (Southbound PCT) August 4-9, 2021-difficulty rating moderate, a little less elevation gain than trip #1, 30 miles Trip Leader. You must be a PCT thru-hiker! exclaimed a southbound John Muir Trail (JMT) hiker admiringly. Me? Ultralight? I'm a thru-hiker, but I'm definitely not ultralight, I laughed. Many of the PCT thru-hikers I knew were striving to be ultralight (they'd reduced their packs to a minimum and they used all of the latest, greatest, lightweight gear), but I wasn't one of them. On the.
The article talked about how the PCT was now completed (for the most part, about 8 miles of it is still on roads). It occurred to me that I could actually hike the trail since I was no longer in school. I spent a year doing research, which then just consisted of the PCT guidebook and Ray Jardine's PCT Hiker's Handbook. I felt like I needed to hike the trail with someone and that I didn't. The PCT passes through seven national parks, 26 national forests, 5 state parks, and four national monuments. The long-distance permit gives you permission to hike the trail and camp along it, in most areas, without having to get a permit for every single campsite and for every single park you walk through A previous hiker, we encountered heading southbound said he walked through the section because the fire closure wasn't marked heading that direction. He said it was like walking on the moon. The landscape was grey, and not a tree to be seen. We've also heard of other hikers ignoring the closure and hiking through, but that idea does not sound appealing to us. We figure the section is.
Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is a huge endeavor. It's a physical feat, a wilderness challenge and an unparalleled life experience. Most people, to the tune of 50 hikers starting each day in peak season (April), begin from the Mexican border and hike north. But every year, a few brave souls decide to hike  The post Meet 8 of the 2018 Southbound PCT Thru-Hikers appeared first on REI. Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) Southbound - Francis Tapon. Prince Bertram. Follow. 5 years ago | 3 views. Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) Southbound - Francis Tapon. Report. Browse more videos. Playing next. 0:26. Terminal Geyser - Lassen Volcanic National Park - PCT - Pacific Crest Trail.
Sideshow hikes the PCT southbound. Post navigation ← Damage Plan. Broken Bridges. Posted by thirtysixer. 3. That afternoon, I decided to check out the legendary Stehekin Bakery. It's only a couple miles from the lodge, but the bus takes an hour long loop, hitting the bakery twice. After my first stop at the bakery, I was psyched to stop again within the hour. A hiker whom I had met briefly. Southbound 45. 2,760 likes · 1 talking about this. Song Writer's, looking for a way to release our inspiration's to the world