Pacific Crest Trail 2019
The Pacific Crest Trail (officially named the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail) is a long distance hiking and equestrian trail spanning from Mexico to Canada East of the U.S Pacific coast. The trail is a 2,653 mile (4,270 km) National Scenic
Trail crossing Southern California deserts, the Sierra Nevada and Cascade Ranges. The trail ranges in elevation from just above sea level at the Oregon-Washington border to 13,153 feet (4,009 m) at Forester Pass in the Sierra Nevada. The route passes through 25 national forests and 7 national parks.
As our Te Araroa journey was coming to an end in March 2019 we made the decision to continue our life of adventure, extend our 6 month career breaks to 12 and thru hike the PCT.