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Thru hiking the PCT in winter

Postby gary c. » Wed Jan 07, 2015 12:50 pm

The resume on these guys is pretty impressive but they still have there work cut out for them.

http://www.pcta.org/2015/meet-two-guys- ... tos-26687/
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Re: Thru hiking the PCT in winter

Postby John Harper » Fri Jan 09, 2015 12:11 pm

I always wondered if anyone had done the PCT in winter. Wow.

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Re: Thru hiking the PCT in winter

Postby dave54 » Sat Jan 10, 2015 4:50 pm

Former coworker was doing it in sections over several years. We went our separate ways and I never heard if he finished or not. Last I heard he had completed northbound to about Crater Lake.
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Re: Thru hiking the PCT in winter

Postby gary c. » Wed Feb 25, 2015 3:22 pm

Looks like they are almost finished with their winter thru hike of the PCT.

http://www.pcta.org/2015/winter-pacific ... end-27649/
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Re: Thru hiking the PCT in winter

Postby The Other Tom » Wed Feb 25, 2015 4:42 pm

John Harper wrote:I always wondered if anyone had done the PCT in winter. Wow.

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Some guy did it way back in the 1930's (?) I believe someone wrote a book about it. Maybe Markskor has it in his extensive library :)
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Re: Thru hiking the PCT in winter

Postby oldranger » Wed Feb 25, 2015 9:55 pm

The hike/ski was from Whitney to yosemite and is documented in the HST Library. Click on thumbshots image.

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Who can't do everything he used to and what he can do takes a hell of a lot longer!
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Re: Thru hiking the PCT in winter

Postby The Other Tom » Thu Feb 26, 2015 5:46 am

oldranger wrote:The hike/ski was from Whitney to yosemite and is documented in the HST Library. Click on thumbshots image.

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That's it. Thanks.
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Re: Thru hiking the PCT in winter

Postby Hobbes » Thu Feb 26, 2015 8:27 am

Dang, that book is expensive. I kept scrolling through the various bookseller links until I found one for $16 from the Central Sierra Historical Society.
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Ice Skating 1000 Island lake

Postby Hobbes » Fri Feb 27, 2015 12:29 pm

I haven't seen John Dittli post in awhile, but here he is ice skating some of the lakes along the JMT in 2012:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00ZLEqJ_Aak
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