[pct-l] PCT Glacier Peak detour - what's it like?

Craig Stanton craigstanton at mac.com
Wed Feb 27 12:40:45 CST 2008

This question came up earlier this week. Here's my answer


On 28/02/2008, at 7:13 AM, Angela Ballard wrote:

> Hello PCT-L readers and writers,
> I'm working on an article for the PCTA's Communicator
> about the status of the PCT detour and rebuilding in
> the Glacier Peak area in Washington. If you hiked the
> PCT detour last summer, I'd love to hear your thoughts
> on the experience. How was the detour as compared to
> the rest of the PCT in terms of difficulty of the
> terrain? Trail grade/steepness? Camping opportunities?
> Trail's condition/maintenance? Any advice for this
> year's hikers in terms of preparing for the detour?
> Also, despite the fact that the real PCT is closed
> around Glacier Peak, did anyone hike it last year
> anyway? What was that like?
> Thanks so much for your help. I look forward to
> hearing from you.
> Regards,
> Angela Ballard
> Angela Ballard
> Writer/Editor
> 14 Geary Ave.
> Fairfax, CA 94930
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