This post is from August 28, 2018.
My pace, elevation profile and other GPS track information are viewable on:
Paul Congdon and his son picked me up at 11:30 in Sierra City and brought me back to the PCT trailhead.
I hiked the 3000′ vertical, steady uphill climb for 8 miles with these views:
Descending on the other side of Sierra Buttes:
I arrived at the general location of our prescribed meeting point at about 4:45pm, but I wandered around for 2 miles before I located Paul’s campsite.
We 3 had an awesome evening together with a truly gourmet meal.
My ankles and feet serm to be doing OK.