High Point. In 2013, Land Rover veteran Tom Collins led a group of LR4s across the route, garnering wide media coverage and establishing the “TAT” as the must-drive overland route in the USA. Google Earth is a free application that provides a remarkable aerial view of the entire Pacific Crest Trail. 2 miles. Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) south from Ranchita Warner Springs Area The PCT starts in the oaks at 3,456' and immediately begins a gentle ascent. Great Overland Stagecoach Route of 1849 San Diego County Rd S2 San Diego County Highway S2. A week after we returned from our 10-day trip to Cozumel, we took another chunk of time off to explore the Pacific Northwest. Adventure awaits in the Pacific Northwest! Views of the massive volcanic mountains from the dense forest in the southern part of the route are stunning and the open arid pine forests of the central part of the route showcase the diversity of Washington. Camping out under the stars is extremely satisfying. Famous roads like Route 66, Pacific Coast Highway, and the Blue Ridge Parkway highlight scenic landscapes via paved highway. Westward from Cheyenne the Overland Route rises steadily to the summit of the Rockies, the crest of which it passes through by a long tunnel to the slope whence waters flow to the Pacific. The Pacific Crest Overland Route: Summary Story In 2015 Overland Journal launched a series of articles in conjunction with the Australian company Hema Maps. The Pacific Coast route offers frequent (but not daily) access to showers. The Southern California portion of the Pacific Crest Trail parallels the ridge line on the east side, with the town of Borrego Springs lying behind that ridge at 590′ elevation. Physical Challenge: moderate Distance: 6 miles round trip. 2,659 Scenic Miles. Chris Cordes, an editor for Expedition Portal & Overland Journal gave us the full-walkaround of his Turbo Diesel Ford Excursion.. Cordes chose the Excursion because he felt it was just the right fit for his overlanding travels. 4. There are numerous map resources available for hiking the Pacific Crest Trail through Oregon. It has solid axles, a large fuel tank, and a large weight capacity. Oct 3, 2018 - Explore Hyperlite Mountain Gear's board "Pacific Crest Trail, Sierra High Route, Pacific Northwest Trail", followed by 479 people on Pinterest. There is and abundance of shade for the first 1.5 miles due to the steep hillside and tall vegetation. Near this tunnel is the Ames monument. Instead, an inexpensive prepaid cell phone will do. 4 reviews of Pacific Crest Trail "Along with several friends, I spent the long Christmas Weekend this year near Lake Tahoe at a rental house in Truckee. From the Pacific Crest Trail to Nepal and beyond. But what about those who want to venture off the pavement but stay on wheels? Pacific Crest Overland Route GPX wanted. 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