PCT 2005
David Horton
February 18, 2005 4th update
(B.R.'s Schedule)
Start:  Mexican Border near Campo, CA
Day Date Day of Week Days End Map Elevation Daily mileage Cum. Mileage Lodging/Comments
1 4-Jun Sat Stephenson Peak Rd., Mt. Laguna, CA A7 5980 42.9 42.9 M
2 5-Jun Sun Hwy 78 Scissors Crossing A11 2252 35.2 78.1 (T)  Hwy 78 Scissors Crossing
3 6-Jun Mon Hwy 79 near Warner Springs B1 3040 32.5 110.6 (T) Hwy 79 near Warner Springs
4 7-Jun Tue Pines-to-Palms Hwy 74 B5 4919 43.1 153.7 (T) but great hamburgers 1 m West
5 8-Jun Wed Black Mt. Rd. B10 7670 38.7 192.4 (T) this will be a very tough day.  Long hard climb
6 9-Jun Thu Gold Canyon Rd. (dirt?) C1 1845 21.9 214.3 T
7 10-Jun Fri Hwy 18 C6 6829 53.1 267.4 T
8 11-Jun Sat Hwy 173 Crossing C13 3190 48.3 315.7 T
9 12-Jun Sun Angeles Crest Hwy 2 D4 7386 56.2 371.9 (T) Angeles Crest Hwy2
10 13-Jun Mon Three Points, Hwy 2 D8 5885 31.7 403.6 T
11 14-Jun Tue Darling Rd., "downtown" Agua Dulce, near the Saufley's home D13 2530 51.3 454.9 Saufley's home
12 15-Jun Wed Pine Canyon Rd. E9 3845 54.4 509.3 T
13 16-Jun Thu Tehachapi - Willow Springs Rd. E15 4150 45.8 555.1 T
14 17-Jun Fri Jawbone Canyon Rd. F6 6620 43.3 598.4 T
15 18-Jun Sat Hwy 178 at Walker Pass G1 5246 49.4 647.8 (T) CG west around the bend
16 19-Jun Sun Kennedy Meadows CG G7 6150 51.6 699.4 (T) store 3 m and restaurant 4 m away
17 20-Jun Mon Jct. with Trail Pass Trail (2.1 mile Hike-In from Horseshoe Meadows to the East) G12 10500 39.6 739.0 (C) Come in from Lone Pine, CA.  Elevation gain day
Day Date Day of Week Days End Map Elevation Daily mileage Cum. Mileage Lodging/Comments
18 21-Jun Tue Kearsarge Pass trail Jct. (9 mile Hike-In from Onion Valley to the East) H4 10710 45.4 784.4 (C) Come in from Independence, CA  (Forrester Pass)
19 22-Jun Wed Bishop Pass trail Jct. (12 mile Hike-In from South Lake to the East) H9 8710 40.7 825.1 C
20 23-Jun Thu Mono Creek (6mile Hike-In from Vermillion Valley Resort to the West SECOND CREW NEEDED HERE) H15 7850 46.2 871.3 (C)  Muir Pass
21 24-Jun Fri Reds Meadow (0.3 mile Hike-In from the East) H18 7700 29.4 900.7 C in Red's Meadow CG
22 25-Jun Sat Hwy 120, Tuolumne Meadows H23 8690 35.0 935.7 T
23 26-Jun Sun Jct. with Jack Main Canyon Trail (15 mile Hike-In from Hetch Hetchy to the West) I7 7970 47.1 982.8 (C)  Come in from Hetch Hetchy
24 27-Jun Mon Hwy 108 at Sonora Pass J1 9620 30.4 1013.2 (T)  great ridge walk just prior
25 28-Jun Tue Hwy 4 at Ebbetts Pass J4 8700 31.6 1044.8 T
26 29-Jun Wed Echo Lake Resort J9 7414 44.6 1089.4 (M) Crews should meet you at Rt. 50 to check with you
27 30-Jun Thu Forest Rt. 3 at Barker Pass K5 7650 32.3 1121.7 T
28 1-Jul Fri Jct.1/4 mile South of Donner Summit rest stop on I 80 L1 7190 32.3 1154.0 M
29 2-Jul Sat Hwy 49 near Sierra City M1 4570 37.5 1191.5 M
30 3-Jul Sun Quincy-LaPorte Rd. M5 6474 38.0 1229.5 T
31 4-Jul Mon Hwy 70 at Beldon Town bridge N1 2330 53.7 1283.2 M
32 5-Jul Tue Hwy 36 N7 4990 46.5 1329.7 M
33 6-Jul Wed Hwy 44 near Subway Cave N13 4365 46.0 1375.7 T
34 7-Jul Thu 3100 Rd. 37N02 (paved) O2 3100 47.6 1423.3 T
35 8-Jul Fri McCloud-Big Bend Rd. near Ash Camp (dirt, check access) O8 2390 46.6 1469.9 T
Day Date Day of Week Days End Map Elevation Daily mileage Cum. Mileage Lodging/Comments
36 9-Jul Sat Rd. 40N30 near upper Gumboot Lake P4 6550 55.2 1525.1 T
37 10-Jul Sun Hwy 3 at Scott Mountain Summit P8 5401 35.0 1560.1 T
38 11-Jul Mon Somes Bar-Etna Rd. at Etna Summit Q1 5960 40.1 1600.2 M - a tad more than 10 m but do it.  Great small town
39 12-Jul Tue Rd. 46N66 at Grider Creek CG (continuous accwss from here to one mile past Seiad Valley) Q8 1680 50.6 1650.8 T
40 13-Jul Wed Rd. 2025, 0.1 miles past California/Oregon border R6 6210 43.0 1693.8 T
41 14-Jul Thu Hwy 66 at Green Springs Summit B3 4551 45.0 1738.8 T
42 15-Jul Fri Hwy 140 near Fish Lake C1 4980 36.7 1775.5 M
43 16-Jul Sat Hwy 62 close to Mazama CG C9 6108 49.8 1825.3 T
44 17-Jul Sun Hwy 138 near the Cascade Crest D1 5920 22.1 1847.4 T
45 18-Jul Mon Rd 6010 near Summit Lake CG (dirt) D9 5590 43.1 1890.5 T
46 19-Jul Tue Rd 600 at Irish Lake E5 5549 40.4 1930.9 T
47 20-Jul Wed Hwy 242 at mcKenzie Pass, small trailhead parking area (could camp here) F1 5210 53.6 1984.5 T
48 21-Jul Thu Skyline Rd 42 (4220) near Breitenbush Lake F7 5500 56.9 2041.4 T
49 22-Jul Fri Little Crater Lake Tr 500 (Nice forest camp 1/4 mile off trail to the right) F11 3230 42.6 2084.0 T
50 23-Jul Sat Lolo Pass Rd 18 at Lolo Pass G4 3420 35.6 2119.6 (T) snack at Wy East Bldg at Timberline Lodge in passing
51 24-Jul Sun Bridge of the Gods east end (Cascade Locks) G7 200 30.7 2150.3 M
52 25-Jul Mon Rd 60 at Crest Campground H8 3490 51.5 2201.8 T
Day Date Day of Week Days End Map Elevation Daily mileage Cum. Mileage Lodging/Comments
53 26-Jul Tue Rd 5603 H14 4750 53.3 2255.1 T
54 27-Jul Wed Us Hwy 12 near White Pass I1 4405 42.9 2298.0 M
55 28-Jul Thu Hwy 410 at Chinook Pass I5 5432 29.5 2327.5 Lodging with McCoubrey
56 29-Jul Fri Tacoma Pass (dirt logging road, check access) I12 3460 40.2 2367.7 McCoubrey's ?
57 30-Jul Sat I-90 at Snoqualmie Pass J1 3030 28.9 2396.6 M
58 31-Jul Sun Cathedral Pass (Crew Hikes-In ~4 miles with 2,200 foot climb from dirt road 4330 on Cle Elum River) J6 5610 47.7 2444.3 C
59 1-Aug Mon Smithbrook Trail 1590 at Union Gap (Crew Hikes-In ~1 mile with 500-foot climb from dirt road 6700) K1 4700 34.6 2478.9 C
60 2-Aug Tue Trinity Trailhead on temporary PCT detour route DET ~2900 61.3 2540.2 T
61 3-Aug Wed Hwy 20 at Rainy Pass L1 4855 56.3 2596.5 T
62 4-Aug Thu Road 700/5400 at Harts Pass L4 6198 30.5 2627.0 T
63 5-Aug Fri Beaver Pond parkinglot, manning Provencial Park, BC, Canada L9 3800 39.1 2666.1 M
Key:
   
M = Motel
T = Tenting w/crew
C = Camping on trail