Day 142 – 23 mi – PCT mile 2632

Start: Glacier Pass End: Middle Fork Pasayten River Miles covered: 23 PCT mile marker: 2632 equivalent*/2652 - *Half of the day was on the Holman fire detour. Highlight: Ridgeside walks between Glacier Pass and Harts Pass (Honorable mention: Dogs! Blue Heelers, aka Australian Cattle Dogs, were popular hiking dogs.) Biggest challenge: Navigating the fire detour. … Continue reading Day 142 – 23 mi – PCT mile 2632

Day 138 – 20 mi – PCT mile 2571

Start: Holden Village End: Stehekin Miles covered: 18 miles on the Bannock Lakes fire detour and 2 miles on the road into Stehekin. (The 27-mile detour replaced 19 miles of the PCT.) PCT mile marker: 2571/2652 Highlight: Beautiful colors around Hilgard Pass. And marmots. And old trucks. Biggest challenge: A 3400-foot climb out of Holden … Continue reading Day 138 – 20 mi – PCT mile 2571