Advanced Backpacking: Pacific Crest Trail Section in Washington State

Matthew Rosefsky

Shall we go for a wee stretch of our leggies, just a slight total of 19,500 feet elevation gain over 108 miles, carrying all of our gear and food without resupply for 11 days and 10 nights? [The math: that’s an average of 11.4 miles and 2,050 feet elevation gain each day (some days more, maybe some days less)]. This …