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Pacific Crest Trail

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions for first timers and old timers.
Planning Synopsis - A short and simple hike planning guide.
Resupply - All the major resupply locations along the PCT.
Gear Lists - Complete gear lists of those that walked the walk.
Plans - Actual, complete plans/schedules used by thru-hikers.
Register - Sign the register! The virtual trailhead register for section or thru-hikers.
Stockmen - For those who travel the trail with their 4 hooved friends.
Join a Trail Crew - For a day or week, learn more about the joy of giving back.

PCT Pocket Maps - the most current PCT maps available!
Pacific Crest Trail Google Map - trail trace, mileages, elevations, resupply, etc.
JMT Map & Data Book - Free online map set and data book (available in PDF).
Fire Perimeters - Interactive map of active fire perimeters.
Earthquake Map - 30 day interactive earthquake map along the PCT.

Data Book - Old online version, before 5th edition maps/data book.
Elevation Profiles - from the 5th edition maps. The most current available.
Photo Atlas - 7,000+ flora and landscape photos geo-referenced.

Links - A plethora of PCT links for all of your needs.
News - Trail news specific to the PCT.
Report Bikes on the PCT - Document bike encounters along the PCT.

Trail Conditions
Snow Depth - daily update of NOAA snow depth map.
Snow Conditions - Current and historical conditions. Weather, too!

Recent Forum Posts

2015 CDT Map Set & Data Book Available Now!
postholer - Mon, Dec 8, 2014
The first, complete, free CDT map set and data book are finished and available. This is the only free map set available that fol...

Re: CDT Data Book & Elev Charts (free)
postholer - Wed, Dec 3, 2014
The CDT data book is now available as a free 143 page PDF file. Go to the page to download it. -postholer...

Arizona Trail To Great Divide Trail
Richard K Jones - Wed, Dec 3, 2014
I'm very interested in hiking the Utah section of the AZT to GDT; however in searching for journals or written reports about thi...

CDT Data Book & Elev Charts (free)
postholer - Tue, Dec 2, 2014
Over the last week I've been putting together the data book and elevation charts so I can finalize the CDT maps. Finally, it's...

Re: Don't Go WILD!!!
HikeOfALifetime - Mon, Dec 1, 2014
Nice to see the movie getting a bunch of good reviews already... hope it at least inspires more people to get out of the office ...

Re: When To Hike?
stillroaming - Tue, Nov 18, 2014
You want to leave June 1st and you have 71 days. Say you want to average 15 miles a day, that excludes averaging in zero days, i...

When To Hike?
kelsoaasness22 - Tue, Nov 18, 2014
Hello! I am looking for some advice from those who are experienced in PCT hiking conditions. My friend and I are planning to hi...

CDT Map Project (free)
postholer - Fri, Nov 7, 2014
Now that accurate data of the CDT has become more available, it's time we took a serious pass at creating a set of free maps for...

Re: CDT Google Map Updated!
postholer - Wed, Nov 5, 2014
The CDT trace is now current. Over the last week I've been correcting the 2012 trace with the data and tools I have access to. ...

Free 2014 JMT Maps Available!
postholer - Tue, Nov 4, 2014
The JMT maps have been completely brought into the 21st century. They are free, but they require a log in. The last update was ...

Recent Journal Entrys

Walking The Path
GHT - maddog murph - Today
Today I'm nearly completely prepared for my trip to Mt. Rainier in January, one of my training trips for Nepal. Hyperlite's (hyp...
Winter Reading
PCT - KimH - Mon, Dec 15, 2014
If anyone is looking for a book to get their hiking literature fix during the winter, I recommend "Hold For Hiker Trash," by K.M...
PCT - somendn - Fri, Dec 12, 2014
Osiyo The number one question and the most difficult to explain about hiking the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is WHY? For me its be...
Promises Promises
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PCT - KatScratch - Thu, Dec 11, 2014
I spent two hours in REI on Tuesday just chatting with the workers about gear. My uncle Tony is amazing and got SWEET knives for...
Research And Planning
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PCT - perrybros - Wed, Dec 10, 2014
I've been busy researching the trail and preparing my gear. Those little sew/repair jobs really do provide a sense of accomplish...
Pre-trip Planning
GET - ryandax - Thu, Dec 4, 2014
Just decided a few weeks ago that I want to hike the Grand Enchantment trail (G.E.T.) The idea came while brainstorming what to ...
Major Gear Items
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PCT - larrenmerriman - Wed, Dec 3, 2014
OK - let's talk about gear. I've made a few entries on the gear list page, all of them things I already own & use, and am consid...
Final Decision
PCT - hikerlulu - Mon, Dec 1, 2014
I have been dreaming of doing this trail for almost 5 years and 2015 is finally the year I am going to accept the challenge. I c...
PCT - MotherGoose - Thu, Nov 27, 2014
Well I have done a lot of soul searching and realizing I have no partner for the grizzly part of the CDT trail, which a lot of h...
Kicking It Around
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PCT - LaGrangePoints5 - Sat, Nov 22, 2014
One day in August, it just occurred to me - the Pacific Crest Trail. I've hiked a lot over the years, the Cascades in Washington...
Lessons Learned
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AT - jimmyjam - Sat, Nov 15, 2014
On my last trip to the SNP in the freakish storm I learned a few things and have accordingly made some adjustments in my gear ch...
It's Real! I Told My Mom
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PCT - niapatt333 - Mon, Nov 10, 2014
Well now I have to do this. This morning I told my mother I'm doing it and she said she thought it was awesome! Guess i have...

Journal Entrys Past & Present

PCT photo

Agua - part three

StarMan - PCT - May 1, 2014 - Post Warner Springs
Camped at Lost Valley Springs. A beautiful night cowboy camping under the stars. Sigh, now that's PCT goodness.

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