PCT Backpacking – Day 36 to Frog Lake at Wapinitia Pass

Backpacking Oregon’s section of the Pacific Crest Trail summer 2020. This leg takes me from Little Crater Lake Campground to Frog Lake at Wapinitia Pass.

Pacific Crest Trail Oregon – Day 35 to Little Crater Lake

Backpacking the Oregon section of the Pacific Crest Trail, summer 2020 – nearing the end of the state, I pass Timothy Lake to camp at Little Crater Lake campground.

Backpacking Oregon’s Pacific Crest Trail – Day 34 to Warm Springs Camp

In 2020, I backpacked my way through the entire state of Oregon on the PCT. This leg takes me from Lemiti Meadows to Warm Springs Camp – getting close to Timothy Lake.

Hiking the PCT Oregon – Day 31 to Jefferson Park

Day 31Today’s Miles: 12 Total Miles: 342.6Hanks Lake to Jefferson Park It’s with a heavy heart I write about this amazing day, knowing the area doesn’t look anything like my pictures after the fire swept through late summer, 2020. The beautiful landscape will rejuvenate of course, but I’ll be forever grateful I saw Jefferson ParkContinue reading “Hiking the PCT Oregon – Day 31 to Jefferson Park”

Backpacking the Pacific Crest Trail Oregon – Day 30 to Hanks Lake

Today is my last day solo backpacking through Oregon. I hike along Three Fingered Jack, passing Minto Pass, Rockpile Lake, and a lot of burnt trees to my final destination – Hanks Lake to meet my hiking buddy!

Pacific Crest Trail Oregon – Day 29 to Three Fingered Jack

Backpacking the Oregon Pacific Crest Trail – Summer 2020. Day 29 takes me from Lava Camp Lake Campground to the base of Three Fingered Jack on my biggest mileage day yet – nearly 25 miles and traversing TWO mountains!

PCT Oregon Day 28 – Zero Day on the McKenzie Pass

Hiking the Oregon section of the Pacific Crest Trail in 2020, this zero day on the McKenzie Pass provides rest and time with my family exploring the area.