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All Day Long
State: California
Country: USA
Begins: Apr 15, 2015
Direction: Northbound

Daily Summary
Date: Thu, Aug 27th, 2015
Start: Groveland
End: Groveland
Daily Distance: 0
Trip Distance: 1,735.4

Journal Stats
Entry Visits: 2,287
Journal Visits: 30,603
Guestbook Views: 1,061
Guestbook Entrys: 10

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Data

Data for my hike:

Start date: 4-3-14 northbound from southern terminus of the PCT at the Mexico border
6-29-14: Left trail at Tuolumne Meadows to handle personal issues
5-9-15: Attempted to resume hike at Tuolumne Meadows, mile 942; snowstorm closed all passes
5-11-15: Resumed northbound hike at Donner Pass, Lake Tahoe due to snowstorm to south
8-9-15: Reached the northern terminus of the PCT
8-17-15: Resumed hike southbound from Donner Pass, Lake Tahoe
End date: 8-26-15 at Tuolumne Meadows, mile 942

Elapsed days (not including long break): 198 (2014: 88, 2015: 110)
Total days of hiking: 161: (2014: 64; 2015: 97)
Zeros: 34 (on trail; not including long break. 2014: 21; 2015: 13)
Training: 2014: 300 miles over 3 months; 2015: 300 miles over 3 months
Hiked solo: 80
Hiked w/someone: 81 (2014: 14; 2015: 35+32)
Total miles hiked: 2677 (2014: 942; 2015: 1735)
Trail miles hiked: 2650
# fire detours: 2. (Adams, Lake Chelan)
Days of wet weather: 4
Days of hot weather (over 85): 0
Days of cold weather (snow/freezing temps): 1
Cowboy camped: 19 (2014: 19; 2015: 0)
Tent camped: 108
Pack base weight: 28 reduced to 17
"Big 3": 4 lbs. no cuben fiber gear
Shoes: (1 size larger than foot size)
Keen Voyager: 500 miles
Teva Kimtah: 500 miles
Best: Altra Lone Peak: perfect
# pairs of shoes: 6 (Keen, Teva, 4 Altra)
Resupply mailings: 23
Significant injuries:
blisters: mile 60-600 (operator
error: not stopping every 2 hours
to clean/cool feet. With Altras, never
had to do this. They fit that good!
L ankle edema due to
compensating for blister pain: used
compression leggings (McDavid)
Vitamin I: during blisters/edema:
800-2400/mg/day.
Weight: 165 start; 148 end
Physical-Mental-Emotional: varied,
only big issues were blisters in the first 600 miles, and extreme fatigue by Yosemite; nothing remarkable in the last 1700 miles.
$ per month excluding gear: $ TBT


Looking forward to the next long walk.


All Day Long

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All Day Long 2015

All Day Long. (Dave T)

 

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