PCT Day 15: Warner Springs to Agua Caliente Creek

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PCT Stats: Day 15

  • Daily Mileage: 5.50
  • Starting Mile Marker: 109.50
  • Ending Mile Marker: 115.00
  • Pack Weight: 35.00
  • Weather: Sunny and Hot!
  • Nights in Hammock: 7
  • Nights on Ground: 5 (hammock broken, new one en route)
  • Nights in Hotel: 3
  • Health: Due to right foot arch pain, keeping mileage under 15, stopping every 45 minutes for a break and rolling out lower leg muscles with trekking pole.

Time To Get Back on the Trail!

My right foot arch issues meant I really had no choice, but to take more down days…. not what I wanted, but got some rest and met lots of awesome people. I got out of Warner Springs Resource Center very late, around 3:00 in the afternoon …. so just got in about 6 miles before it got too dark by a nice stream.

Great to be back on the trail, but still worried about my foot …. and STILL sleeping on the ground since I no longer have a hammock and it will be a week or so until it comes in …. which sucks!

I met a great family from England and they were really sweet. Their kids go by the trail names Captain Obvious and Pippi … too cute!

The plan for tomorrow is to take it slow and see how my foot is or is not doing. Night!

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