In 2018, from May 5 to September 11, I thru-hiked the Pacific Crest Trail. Each day, I photographed and journaled my experience.
“The Desert” can bring rain and snow, or cloudless weeks above 90 degrees. This section covers Days 1-30, miles 0-570, Campo to Tehachapi, California.
Postholing through snow-covered passes above 10,000 feet can be grueling. Fortunately grand views are a constant distraction. This section covers Days 31-59, miles 570-1,090, Tehachapi to South Lake Tahoe, California.