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ADZPCTKO 6: 2004

Don't hold us to this. Remember ADZPCTKO rule number one: There are no rules.

Thursday (all meals on your own)

7:30-4:30 Trail maintenance project; meet with Pete Fish in site 68 (or meet at campground entrance at 7:45)
Evening A few diehards begin to arrive

Friday (all meals on your own)

6:00 Rides to the border; meet at Info Central (site 62)
7:30-4:30 Trail maintenance project; meet with Pete Fish in site 68 (or meet at campground entrance at 7:45)
All day
  • Go for a hike or make it a zero day
  • Pictures at the border - First Kayak Thru-Paddle Attempt
  • Alcohol stove making demonstrations
  • Vendors showing the latest cool, ultralight gear in sites 59 and 60
  • ADZPCTKO T-shirts for sale in site 62
  • Thru-hiker massages given by David Long and Roselie Rasmussen in site 72
  • Guidebooks, maps, and PCT logo gear for sale at the PCTA store in site 67
7:00-10:00 Presentations in the Pavilion 
  • "What You, the Thru-hiker, Can Do to Help Us, the Trail Maintainers," by PCT Regional Trail Coordinator Pete Fish, starts at 7:00
  • "Flora of the Pacific Crest Trail," by Christine "Ceanothus" Kudija, starts at about 7:30
  • "RESOULED On the Pacific Crest Trail," an encore performance of John Oldford's movie about his 2002 through hike, starts around 8:30
  • "Best of the PCT 1977," a multimedia presentation created by Mad Monte Dodge, featuring pictures taken by dozens of PCT pioneers on their 1977 thru-hike (World Premiere), starts around 9:30

Saturday (dinner provided by ADZPCTKO)

6:00 Rides to the border; meet at Info Central (site 62)
7:30-4:30 Trail maintenance project; meet with Pete Fish in site 68 (or meet at campground entrance at 7:45)
All day
  • Vendors showing the latest cool, ultralight gear in sites 59 and 60
  • ADZPCTKO T-shirts for sale in site 62
  • Thru-hiker massages given by David Long and Roselie Rasmussen in site 72
  • Guidebooks, maps, and PCT logo gear for sale at the PCTA store in site 67
8:00 Submit AGPLDHG&IR Gear Contest entries to Jason Cramer
8:00-noon Judging of "G-Force" award entries
10:00-noon AGPLDHG&IR presentations in site 61
10:00-3:00 Silent auction items on display for inspection and bidding
1:00-2:00  "Give Me Shelter" Review walking tour; meet at site 61
2:00-2:30

Group Photos

2:30-3:00 Remarks from PCTA, USFS, and (if you can stand it) ADZ organizers
3:00-3:30 Silent auction winning bids announced
AGPLDHG&IR and G-Force award winners announced
3:30-5:00 Water, Snow, and Trail Conditions, presented by Meadow Ed, Adrienne Hall (USFS), and guidebook author Ben Schifrin
5:00-7:00 Dinner
7:00-10:00 Music around the campfire (No campfire this year; details here.)
7:00-10:00 Presentations in the Pavilion
  • Pictures of flood-damaged trail in northern Washington and maps of the temporary detour route, presented by USFS ranger Adrienne Hall, starts at 7:00
  • "Triple Crown" DVD movie presented by Fiddlehead, starts at about 7:30 
  • "Walk," a movie presented by Scott "Squatch" Herriott, starts around 9:00. In the movie, Scott interviews over 70 hikers at locations including the 2003 Kickoff, the southern terminus, the Saufley's, Kennedy Meadows, Vermilion Valley Resort, Red's Meadows, Chester (halfway point), Etna (including Alderbrook Manor), Crater Lake, Timberline Lodge, Cascade Locks, Stevens Pass, Stehekin, and the Canadian border.

Sunday (breakfast provided by ADZPCTKO)

6:00 Rides to the border; meet at Info Central (site 62)
7:30-4:30 Trail maintenance project; meet with Pete Fish in site 68 (or meet at campground entrance at 7:45)
Early AM 

Breakfast

8:00 Thru-hikers: Hit the trail!
8:00-12:00 Site cleanup