Monthly Archives: September 2016

Pacific Crest Trail from (near) Sonora Pass to Boulder Lake Trail

For the fourth and final day of a car camping and hiking trip I hiked again with friends on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT), this time north from Sonora Pass to the Boulder Lake Trail junction where we’d joined the … Continue reading

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Pacific Crest Trail from Boulder Lake Trail to Paradise Valley Trail

The third hiking day of my car camping and hiking trip on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) was only about 20 PCT miles away from the first day’s hike.  It seemed farther away, but perhaps that was because I’d driven … Continue reading

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Pacific Crest Trail from a road crossing north of Wet Meadows to the Nipple

For the second day of hiking on my car camping trip I was planning to hike the section of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) north from the Tamarack trailhead just off Blue Lakes Road, hopefully turning around about halfway to … Continue reading

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Pacific Crest Trail from Wet Meadows to Pennsylvania Creek

This was the first of four day hikes within a five-day period on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT): hikes that were done as part of a car camping trip.  My home base for the first part of the trip was … Continue reading

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Hiking and car camping along the PCT: overview

Particularly in the last couple of summers I’ve placed an emphasis on hiking sections of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) that are accessible for day hikes: either out-and-back, loop, or point-to-point hikes.  Some of my recent PCT hikes fill in … Continue reading

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