Mount Whitney

After driving just over 700 miles across the arid and difficult terrain of Southern California, the PCT moves into Central California, including the jaw-dropping and often snow-covered Sierra Mountains.In the midst of all the action, the PCT merges with the 211-mile John Muir Trail (JMT), and Together, the two trails navigate different mountain passes, alpineRead More

Mount Baden-Powell

At the top of Mount Baden-Powell overlooking Mount Baldi | Photo Copyright: Brad Lane For a good example of opportunity and maximum appreciation, you’ll experience the PCT portion of Southern California, a nine-mile, round-the-world hike to the summit of Mount Baden Powell in the San Gabriel Mountains gives you a healthy dose of both asRead More

Eagle Rock

The Pacific Ridge National Scenic Trail (PCT) is a 26,600-mile uninterrupted hiking trail that stretches from the California-Mexico border to the Washington-Canada border, traversing the most rugged environments found in western coastal states. The trail crosses 26 national forests, seven national parks, five state parks, and four national monuments, not to mention the entire JohnRead More