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Brody - Pacific Crest Trail Journal - 2018

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City: Fresno
State: California
Country: USA
Begins: Jun 24, 2018
Direction: Northbound

Daily Summary
Date: Fri, Dec 1st, 2017
Trip Distance: 66.0

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A little about me

I grew up in Orange County California. The day I graduated high school I packed up my car and moved to Washington State while there a friend of mine introduced me to backpacking. We did a couple Backcountry Camp trips and one 50 mile thru-hike. I never did another thru hike until I hiked the PCT in 2016. I did a lot of research online on what I should carry but I still wound up having a very heavy pack. Got rid of a few things but when I left Kennedy Meadows my pack weighed 60 lb carrying enough food to go to Vermilion Valley Ranch with a stop to climb Mount Whitney. It took me a long time to find people to hike with because no one hiked my speed around mile 430 I slowed down a little bit to hike with Platinum and mango but after a while I wound up getting way ahead of them and eventually started to hike with a guy named party boy he was hikeing more my speed we would do 30 40 mile days regularly and our best days being 64 for me carrying a 45lb pack and 67 for party boy carrying a 20 lb pack. Needless to say all I want to do is hike now and this year I'm going to hike the PCT again but with way less weight on my back so I can go much faster and farther.

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Pct 2018

The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is a 2,650-mile national scenic trail that runs from Mexico to Canada through California, Oregon and Washington. The PCT traverses 24 national forests, 37 wilderness areas and 7 national parks. The PCT passes through 6 out of 7 of North Americas ecozones. Learn more:


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