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PCT Schedule

This was the original schedule. We arrived on Oct 21, 2006. That was 5 days ahead of schedule. The PCT took 117 days, just under 4 months.

We ended up canceling a couple of our resupply drops, but this should give you a vague idea of what we were doing. The most controversial mail drop that we did NOT do was Vermillion. Instead, we opted to hike from Tuolumne Meadows to Kennedy Meadows in one shot. That's 240 miles without a resupply!

Below is the schedule, but as you can see, it has formating issues (you can't see the arrival date). So if you're curious, you can download the HTML file, which you can use to paste into a spreadsheet if you'd like.

Section mi/day ft/day Distance (mi) Elev. Gain (ft) Days Arrival
Manning Park (start) 6-24-06
Manning Park to Skykomish* 20.7 3296 186.6 29703 9.0 7-03-06
Skykomish to Snoqualime Pass 20.6 3422 74.5 12390 3.6 7-06-06
Snoqualime Pass to White Pass 21.7 2290 98.6 10400 4.5 7-11-06
White Pass to Trout Lake 21.4 2594 65.2 7901 3.0 7-14-06
Trout Lake to Cascade Locks 21.7 2296 82.9 8771 3.8 7-18-06
Cascade Locks to Ollalie Lake Guard Station 21.2 2814 103.4 13735 4.9 7-22-06
Ollalie Lake Guard Station to Elk Lake Resort 21.5 2522 94.7 11120 4.4 7-27-06
Elk Lake Resort to Crater Lake Post Office 22.0 1955 125.7 11146 5.7 8-02-06
Crater Lake Post Office to Etna* 21.7 2259 226.7 23551 10.4 8-12-06
Etna to Castella 22.4 1639 99.8 7314 4.5 8-16-06
Castella to Old Station 22.0 2031 128.8 11907 5.9 8-22-06
Old Station to Belden 22.0 1991 88.4 7995 4.0 8-26-06
Belden to Sierra City 21.0 3045 91.7 13326 4.4 8-31-06
Sierra City to Echo Lake Resort 21.2 2794 102.1 13450 4.8 9-04-06
Echo Lake Resort to Tuolumne Meadows 21.1 2911 152.6 21066 7.2 9-12-06
Tuolumne Meadows to Vermillion Valley Resort 16.1 2051 65.5 8365 4.1 9-16-06
Vermillion Valley Resort to Kennedy Meadows 20.8 3250 174.3 27298 8.4 9-24-06
Kennedy Meadows to Tehachapi 21.8 2180 141.9 14175 6.5 10-01-06
Tehachapi to Wrightwood* 21.1 2895 189.2 25955 9.0 10-10-06
Wrightwood to Big Bear City 22.2 1762 89.6 7100 4.0 10-14-06
Big Bear City to Idylwild 21.1 2888 96.1 13147 4.6 10-18-06
Idylwild to Warner Springs 22.3 1654 69.6 5151 3.1 10-21-06
Warner Springs to Campo 22.2 1780 110.6 8860 5.0 10-26-06


* We will re-supply manually at Tehachapi, CA and Ashland, OR.

I created this schedule using Craig's awesome PCT Planner website. Thanks Craig!

 

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