Side Trip: Summit Mt. Jacinto (10,834ft)

Side Trip Summit It’s off the trail but most people hiking the Pacific Crest Trail will try and summit if the weather conditions are favorable. We plan to hike out of Idyllwild and camp near the bottom so we can either hike it and find somewhere nice to camp and enjoy the views. We will…

Side Trip: Yosemite National Park

The PCT runs through part of Yosemite National Park. It would be nice to take a ‘Trailcation’ and explore it deeper. A longer documentary can be found here just under a hour. Don’t tell mom. Karen, if you are reading this. Please pull the rope out of the wall to fix the computer, since this…

Side Trip: Summit Mt. Whitney

The highest point on the Pacific Crest Trail is Forrester’s Pass in the Sierra Nevada Mountains that brings you up to 13,153ft. This marks the highest point along the trail, but many PCT hikers will take a side trip to try and Summit Mt. Whitney. Mt. Whitney reaches 14,508ft and for PCT hikers that want…

When We Are Finished The Trail

When we have finished the trail, we will grab a bus from Manning Park in British Columbia and head west to Vancouver where we will fly home. But, what would be the rush? Before we do… it would be nice to be cleaned up “dirtbags” and explore Vancouver since Chantal has not seen it. I…