Category Archives: Pacific Crest Trail

A Tale of Two Trips – Recap of the First Winter PCT Traverse

Weather: The Pacific Crest Trail is arguably the most diverse trail of the Triple Crown long distance trails in the U.S. It traverses volcanic lava fields to deserts, from moist, moss filled forests to barren, alpine granite passes – in fact from Muir Pass not even a bush or a tree is visible (the only […]


I finished this journey at Cape Alava, WA on September 15, 2004. I had finished the PCT faster than I had expected and had some extra time before the weather turned sour since I got to the Canadian border on August 24th, so I turned around and headed back to Holman Pass, WA, about 17 […]