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# Resupply Location Distance Days Zero
Days
Notes/Mailing Info
1 US/Mexico Border (Trail Start) 0 0 0 Spend night within reasonable distance of the trail. Email PCT Angels in January? February? Will have food for 7 days (1 or 2 "emergency" meals?).
2 Mt. Laguna 42.3 3 0 Definitely uphill 2nd two days. May stop for a drink or something but no resupply in Mt. Laguna.
3 Warner Springs 67.3 4 0.5 First 2 days downhill and the rest uphill. 1mi to post office - Pick up first resupply box. Mail to: Nia Patterson, c/o General Delivery, Warner Springs, CA 92086 - Their number is: (760) 782-3166 Will have food for 5 days in it.
4 Idyllwild 69 5 0.75 Steady uphill climb. Try to maintain speed. Aim for 4 days? Resupply about 4.5mi from trail...Stay in Inn? (10% discount for PCT hikers). 1 free load of laundry at the Inn. Hiker box. Buy food for 6 days in Idyllwild (inexpensive trail food).
5 Big Bear City 95.5 7 1 Steep Downhill for 30mi and then Uphill for 30mi and then dip and then levels out. Get to BBC at midday. ***Try hitchhiking but if not, Call Big Bear Hostel about shuttle from the trail at (909) 866-8900*** Pick up resupply box from Big Bear Lake Hostel - Nia Patterson/May 9 2014, C/O Big Bear Hostel, PO BOX 1951, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315-1951 - Dorm beds are $ 20 first night, $ 15 extra nights. (plus 10.5% tax). REST and $ 2 tacos!. http://www.bigbearhostel.com/pct-hikers.html Have friend meet me
6 Wrightwood 89.5 5 0 Half steady downhill second half steady uphill **No butane canisters at P.O.
7 Agua Dulce 90.8 6 0.5 Up and down but overall downhill. No post office but there is the Saufleys! Maybe stay for the sake of staying here?
8 Highway 58 (CA)/Mojave 112.2 7 0.5 Up and down. Call Kern Regional Transit 1 hour before reaching Hwy 58 for $ 5 ride into Mojave (661) 862- 8850. Buy food for the 8 days to Kennedy Meadows
9 Kennedy Meadows (Store) 136.2 9 1.25 Up and down but rather even overall.
10 Lone Pine 42 3 0.5 Straight uphill. :/
11 Vermillion Valley Resort 132.4 8 0 Large up and downs.
12 Reds Meadow 29.4 2 0.25 Uphill to a point and then downhill. Can go to Mammoth Lakes if I want to from here for $ 7
13 Tuolumne Meadows 36.1 3 0.75 Gradual uphill and then downhill.
14 Echo Lake Resort 151.8 9 0 Up and down inclining and then up and down declining.
15 Sierra City 103.1 6 0.25 Rather even and then decline down to Sierra City.
16 Belden 91.6 6 0.5 Straight uphill, even, downhill to a dip and then uphill.
17 Old Station 88.5 5 0 Uphill and then even with some ups and downs.
18 Burney Falls 45.9 3 0.75 Level and then downhill steady.
19 Castella 82.9 5 0.5 Uphill, even, steep downhill, and then large up and down.
20 Seiad Valley 155.6 9 0 Plateau (uphill on one side, flatfish, downhill on other side).
21 Ashland - OREGON! 64.5 4 0 Uphill to level track.
22 Crater Lake (Mazama Village) 103.8 8 2 Steady uphill up and down.
23 Shelter Cove Resort 81.8 5 0.5 Large ups and down gradually going downhill.
24 Sisters 77.3 5 0.5 Large ups and downs.
25 Olallie Lake 63.6 4 25 Large ups and downs.
26 Timberline Lodge 54.2 3 0 Steady downhill and then very steep uphill.
27 Cascade Locks 47.8 3 0.25 Downhill, levels out and then downhill more.
28 White Pass - WASHINGTON!! 147.7 9 0 Up and Downs going uphill.
29 Snoqualmie Pass 99 5 0.5 Up and down uphill and then up and down downhill.
30 Skykomish 74.5 5 0.25 Large varying up and downs. Looks brutal.
31 Stehekin 97.8 6 0 Small ups and downs rather level.
32 Manning Park (Trail End) 89.4 6 0 Uphill and then small ups and downs rather level.Trail End. Stay near the end of the trail and CELEBRATE!
Totals:    2663.5 168

 
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