Start: mile 140
End: tentsite at mile 166
Miles covered: 26 (+2 miles round trip to the cafe)
PCT mile marker: 140/2652
Highlight: Ridge walk around Palm View Peak (above) and Jose burger for lunch at the Paradise Valley Cafe.
Biggest challenge: Climbing up from Paradise Valley Cafe in the heat. But it was nothing that two ibuprofen and some showtunes couldn’t cure.
Honorable mention: Thanks to Mary for maintaining this great spot for…err…relief, shown below.