Day 3 – Way up high

Day 3 – Way up high

Distance: miles Time: hours Elevation gain: feet Day 3 route overview From Mount Laguna, you join the road which leads back to the trail. Following the windy and gradual descent, the trail feels very similar to the previous day. Walking parallel to the Sunset Highway...
Day 4 – Hikers get off trail

Day 4 – Hikers get off trail

Distance: miles Time: hours Elevation gain: feet Day 4 route overview The route on day 4 of the PCT brings you around more winding trail through the vast desert. The shrubs either side of the trail all but disappear and views across the landscape creep into view. The...
Day 5 – Deciding to stay

Day 5 – Deciding to stay

Distance: miles Time: hours Elevation gain: feet Day 5 route overview Once down in the basin, it’s a short road walk to Scissor’s Crossing on highway 78. Hitching into Julian shouldn’t take too long on this busy road leading to a trail town. Once...
Day 6 – 100 miles!

Day 6 – 100 miles!

Distance: miles Time: hours Elevation gain: feet Day 6 route overview The trail literally follows the contours of the mountainsides for miles, occasionally switching over to the other side giving you a choice of views across the desert with mountain ranges and...
Day 7 – Eagle Rock

Day 7 – Eagle Rock

Distance: miles Time: hours Elevation gain: feet Day 7 route overview Form Montezuma Valley it’s a stunning trek through super-bloom meadows and rolling hills broken by forests and streams cutting through the landscape before arriving at Eagle Rock, the first...