Pacific Crest Trail

Section Hikes in NOBO Order starting from the Mexican border

 

NOTE that I didn’t hike each section in the same direction!

Why not?  Because I usually chose to start at the higher elevation trailhead!  Laziness, pure and simple.

 

CA Section A: mile 0-111 (San Diego Mtns and Desert)

PCT Mexican Border to Hauser Creek May 2016
Mile 0-15 PCT Mexican Border to Hauser Creek May 2016
PCT Lake Morena March 2017
Mile 15-26  PCT Lake Morena March 2017
Mile 26-45  PCT Mount Laguna to I-8 April 2022
Mile 26-45  PCT Mount Laguna to I-8 April 2022
Monument Peak July 2011
Mile 45-48 Monument Peak July 2011
Garnet Peak May 2010
Mile 48-51 Garnet Peak May 2010
PCT Laguna Mountain April 2012
Mile 52-62 PCT Laguna Mountain April 2012
PCT Cuyamaca to Scissors Crossing Feb 2013
Mile 62-77 PCT Cuyamaca to Scissors Crossing Feb 2013
PCT Route S22 to Scissors Crossing March 2013
Mile 77-101 PCT Route S22 to Scissors Crossing March 2013
PCT Route S22 to 79 March 2013
Mile 101-111 PCT Route S22 to 79 March 2013

 

CA Section B: mile 111-215 (Riverside Mtns)

PCT Route 79-74 March 2015
Mile 111-152 PCT Route 79-74 March 2015
PCT 74-Idyllwild May 2013
Mile 152-180 PCT 74-Idyllwild May 2013
San Jacinto Aug 2011
Mile 181-191 San Jacinto Aug 2011
PCT Fuller Ridge to Whitewater May 2021
Mile 191-218 PCT Fuller Ridge to Whitewater May 2021

 

CA Section C: mile 215-347 (San Bernardino Mtns)

PCT Onyx Summit to Whitewater April 2017
Mile 218-251 PCT Onyx Summit to Whitewater April 2017
PCT Onyx Summit to Big Bear July 2016
Mile 251-279 PCT Onyx Summit to Big Bear July 2016
PCT Big Bear to Hesperia May 2016
Mile 279-314 PCT Big Bear to Hesperia May 2016
PCT Hesperia to I-15 April 2021
Mile 314-342 PCT Hesperia to I-15 April 2021

 

CA Section D: mile 342-455 (San Gabriel Mtns)

Mile 342-374 PCT I-15 to Wrightwood May 2019

Mile 374-378:  Hiked from Vincent Gap up Baden-Powell back in the late 90’s, so no Trip Report

Baden-Powell June 2015
Mile 378-381 Baden-Powell June 2015
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Mile 381-389 Little Jimmy June 2013

Mile 389-394 Didn’t hike the frog closure section along Highway 2 – It’s a road walk, no thanks

Mile 394-398 PCT Frog alternate to Cloudburst Summit
Mile 394-398 PCT Frog alternate to Cloudburst Summit
PCT Cloudburst Summit to Mill Creek May 2020
Mile 398-418 PCT Cloudburst Summit to Mill Creek May 2020
PCT Mill Creek to the Golden Spike April 2021
Mile 418-444 PCT Mill Creek to the Golden Spike April 2021
Mile 444-454 Golden Spike to Agua Dulce 2022
Mile 444-454 Golden Spike to Agua Dulce 2022

 

CA Section E: mile 455-566 (Mojave Desert)

I’m getting older, and life may be too short to waste my time on this horridly dry section primarily composed of boring dirt roads

 

CA Section F: mile 567-652 (Far Southern Sierra)

I’m still waiting for a wet year to try this ultra-dry section from Tehachapi to Walker Pass

 

CA Section G: mile 652-767 (Southern Sierra)

Walker Pass to Kennedy Meadows April 2022
Mile 652-702  PCT Kennedy Meadows to Walker Pass April 2022
PCT Horseshoe Meadows to Kennedy Meadows June 2020
Mile 702-745 PCT Trail Pass to Kennedy Meadows June 2020
Horseshoe Meadows Loop June 2017
Mile 745-750 Horseshoe Meadows Loop June 2017
High Sierra Trail 2020
Mile 750-766 Only view Days 1-3 High Sierra Trail 2020

 

CA Section H: mile 767-942 (High Sierra)

Mile 767-788 Mount Whitney July 2018
My son standing on top of Mather Pass on the John Muir Trail / Pacific Crest Trail
Mile 789-831 Onion Valley to South Lake 2020
South Lake to North Lake July 2021
Mile 831-856 South Lake to North Lake July 2021

 

Mile 856-880  Upcoming hike in July 2022: Piute Pass to Mono Pass

 

Mammoth Lakes Area August 2021
Mile 880-907 Mono Creek to Devils Postpile August 2021
Devils Postpile JMT-PCT Loop August 2021
Mile 907-923  Devils Postpile PCT-JMT Loop to Thousand Island Lake August 2021
Yosemite 2010
Mile 923-942 (skipped 936-940 in Lyell Canyon) Yosemite 2010

 

CA Section I: mile 942-1016 (Yosemite – Northern Sierra)

Yosemite 2013
Mile 942-962 Yosemite 2013

Mile 962-1017:  Nothing north of Matterhorn Canyon in this section.  Yet.

 

CA Section J: mile 1017-1092 (Sonora Pass to Lake Tahoe)

Nothing yet, but it sounds pretty nice

 

CA Section K: mile 1092-1156 (Lake Tahoe)

Mile 1093-1111 Desolation Wilderness 2018

 

No Oregon yet (maybe some in 2022 if it doesn’t burn), and only a two mile stretch in Washington, except for the PCT’s northernmost section:

 

WA Section L: mile 2592-2660 (Final Section into Canada)

North Cascades August 2014
Mile 2592-2636 North Cascades August 2014

Mile 2636-2652 Holman Pass to Canadian Border – maybe this year 2022?  I can hope…

 

 

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