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    pct 2012

    i will be attempting a hike on the pct this spring n summer and want to know if anyone would like to partner up and tag along for sections

    any advise for tips rom someone who has completed a thru hike would help a lot

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    no one is going to be on the pct this year

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    It may be a dry year so plan accordingly. Information from the following link seemed helpful.

    http://www.pmags.com/pacific-crest-trail-planning-info
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    Quote Originally Posted by blackout View Post
    no one is going to be on the pct this year
    You have to remember that the far majority of folks here on HF are on the eastern side of the country. You will see a lot more posted about hiking the AT than you will on any trail in the west. We just don't have near the number of folks out this way that are members.

    LD is correct it's looking like it will be a dry year so plan well what you will be doing for water in the south half of the trail.

    I would love a week on the trail but this year is shaping up to be pretty busy. Have a great time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by blackout View Post
    i will be attempting a hike on the pct this spring n summer and want to know if anyone would like to partner up and tag along for sections

    any advise for tips rom someone who has completed a thru hike would help a lot
    Depending on the dates I may be willing to join you for a section of it.

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    I'm up in Alaska right now and I'll be flying down sometime in march and will start a couple of days befor the kick off party I should be in campo on the 25 of April. Im from los angeles n do have family if some does need a place to stay befor they start who is from the east coast they are more welcome to crash
    I do have the 2 litter dromlight water bag, I'm not sure if that will be enough in-between water crossings

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    Wow. It is a huge dream of mine to hike the PCT. Sadly with two young kids I don't think I'll have the opportunity for many years. She's an understanding woman though, so I think I will get the chance

    Good luck on your venture!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gary_R View Post
    Depending on the dates I may be willing to join you for a section of it.
    Ditto, not sure when I will be on it, but if I am on it, I will try and contact in some way or another.

    Are you going to be keeping a trail journal, or leaving some way to contact when in the trail towns. Then again by the time you get to the Washington section it may be too late for me to get out that way....school teacher and all ya know.
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    Quote Originally Posted by blackout View Post
    I'm up in Alaska right now and I'll be flying down sometime in march and will start a couple of days befor the kick off party I should be in campo on the 25 of April. Im from los angeles n do have family if some does need a place to stay befor they start who is from the east coast they are more welcome to crash
    I do have the 2 litter dromlight water bag, I'm not sure if that will be enough in-between water crossings
    Finding water regularly in Oregon and Washington shouldn't be very hard for you.

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    It looks like you're going on a good year, with below average snow. That means less water though.

    I wish I could make it out there...

    I hiked the PCT in 2010, if you've got any questions, don't hesitate to hit me up.

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