Day 32: Seeps and Guzzlers

May 19, 2017

Total miles: 20.3 miles 

Start: Case de Luna (mile 478.2)

End: Sawmill Camp (0.3 mikes from mile 498.2)

Total elevation gain/loss: 4857/3042.7ft

What a peaceful night! I’d been concerned about going to Casa de Luna because of its party reputation, but I didn’t hear a thing up in the manzanita grove. They’ve got a great setup.

PCT Class of 2017 “trail register” at Casa de Luna

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Day 31: Race For Taco Salad

May 18, 2017

Total miles: 23.7 miles 

Start: Hiker Heaven (mile 454.5)

End: Case de Luna (mile 478.2)

Total elevation gain/loss: 4797.6/3936.7ft

Today’s goal ended up revolving around getting from one trail angel’s home to another’s so that we could end our day with the famous taco salad at Case de Luna. This would mean a 24-mile day over a segment known for being hot and dry. We’d need to leave super early.

Michael didn’t want to leave the puppy behind.

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