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PNT day 20 - Jackson Creek Alternate

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Geisinger Camp (296.2) to Trail Junction (314.6) 18.4 miles What a difference a day makes! After a very pleasant night at Upper Priest Lake I packed up and said goodbye to Heather and Philip. They would paddle back to their car while I would…

PNT day 19 - Priest Lake & Upper Priest Lake

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Kent Camp (278.6) to Geisinger Camp (296.2) approx. 10 miles via Priest Lake I woke up after a night of tossing and turning. My legs were aching pretty bad. Thank god I had planned a short day and just wanted to get to Upper Priest Lake for…

PNT day 18 - Lion Creek Bushwhack

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Pyramid Lake Camp (271.6) to Kent Camp (278.7) 7.1 miles Au! The decaying tree under my foot gave way and my left leg cracked down into nowhere. I could hardly catch my weight and the heavy weight of my backpack with the poles. Something scratched…

PNT day 17 - Parker Ridge Trail

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Parker Ridge Trailhead (255) to Pyramid Lake Camp (271.6) 16.6 miles After a very nice breakfast Wilma and Larry drove me to the trailhead where the Parker Creek Trail started. From their house it was a 40 minutes drive. I enjoyed just sitting…

PNT day 15 & 16 - Rest in Bonners Ferry

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Bonners Ferry 0 miles Picked up by Wilma and Larry I got to enjoy a couple of well needed rest days. We had a great time together going on a Kayaking trip or to the local museum in Bonners Ferry. Besides that the two tried to fatten me…

PNT day 14 - Bussard Mountain Trail

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Fiest Creek Resort (230.2) to Bonners Ferry (246) 15.8 miles I woke up at 4:30am. Sounds crazy? Actually there's a one hour time difference between Montana and Idaho so yesterday I had to turn my watch one hour back. Good for me because now…

PNT day 13 - Ruby Ridge Trail

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Trail Camp (217.6) to Fiest Creek Resort (230.2) 12.6 miles My plan was to sleep in as I had only a short day to Fiest Creek Resort where I wanted to camp. David and Leo were already awake and I joined them for breakfast at the camp table.…