Blue Foot's 2000 PCT Adventure

Food drops
spread sheet

  This is an overview of where I'll be stopping along the way, and is stolen from

PLEASE NOTE! - The information below is inaccurate to some extent. Please check out the PCT mailing list and The PCTA website for updates.

Campo Map


JEB Stuart Road
Campo, CA 91906
(619) 478-5466

The Southern Termilus of the PCT is .5 mile from here. This is a very small town with very small resources. A rural transit bus comes by once per day.

Warner Springs Map

Warner Springs

31650 Highway 79
Warner Springs, CA 92086
(619) 782-3166

Very small resort community. There is a tiny store at the gas station, but the food consists of potato chips and soda pop. The resort and hot springs are private. Most PCT hikers detour along Hwy 79 from the Fire Station, pass through Warner Springs, then continue down Hwy 79 to meet back up the with the trail.

Idyllwild Map


Idyllwild, CA 92549
(909) 659-2349

Nice mountain community with just about anything you could need. Movie theater, Large store, outdoor store, library, etc. The Post Office is located in a shopping near a large supermarket. Camping is available at a state park near town.

Big Bear City Map

Big Bear City

Big Bear City, CA 92314
(909) 585-2322

The Fire Station in Big Bear City offers showers and a place to camp for PCT hikers. A store, PO, motel, and bar are all nearby. The town of Big Bear Lake (accessible by bus) offers movie theaters, tourist oriented activities, and shopping centers.

Wrightwood Map


1440 Highway 2
Wrightwood, CA 92397
(619) 249-3112

Medium sized town with motels, stores, restaurants, etc.

Agua Dulce Map

Agua Dulce

(your name), pct hiker

Agua Dulce, CA 91350
(661) 268-8552
grocery[email protected]

Very small town with small grocery store and pizza parlor. Packages can be picked up at the market/post office. Post Office hours are Mon-Fri (9-4:30pm) Saturday (9:30am-2pm)

Tehachapi Map


1085 Voyager Drive
Tehachapi, CA 93561
(805) 822-1373

Large town with everything, including a bowling alley!

Kennedy Meadows Map

Kennedy Meadows

Kennedy Meadows General Store (via Postal Mail)
PO Box 3A5
Inyokern, CA 93527

Kennedy Meadows General Store (via UPS)
1445 Kennedy Meadows Road
Inyokern, CA 93527
(no phone)

Small general store that offers to hold resupply parcels. In 1996 it was .50 to hold resupply parcels. This is not a post office, the owner is kind enough to pick up the packages in town and bring them out to the general store. Dealing with incoming packages is enough work already, so please avoid asking to mail out any packages. (Or at lease offer enough 11214 to cover postage & trouble if you need a package mailed).

Independence Map


101 South Edwards Street
Independence, CA 93526
(619) 878-2210

Small town with motel, restaurant, and grocery store. The movie Trial and Error starring Micheal Edwards (Kramer) was filmed here in 1996. Futher supplies can be reached by hitchhiking north to Bishop, CA.

Vermillion Valley Resort Map

Vermillion Valley Resort

PO Box 258
Lakeshore, CA 93634
(209)259-4000 (if no answer, try using two tin cans and string)

See Vermillion Valley Resort for more information. This is a great place for a layover on a PCT hike. VVR is located 6 hiking miles from the PCT. Another option is to hike about a mile to Lake Edison, and take the ferry to VVR. The ferry sails at 9:45am and 4:45pm, and costs .00 round trip. Cost is to hold a package.

Tuolumne Meadows Map

Tuolumne Meadows

Tuolumne Meadows Station
Yosemite National Park, CA 95389

Usually does not upen until the middle of June, depending upon snowfall. In addition to the Post Office, there is a decent sized general store and an adequte burger joint.

Sonora Pass

Kennedy Meadows Resort
c/o: Store
P.O. Box 4010, off Highway 108
Sonora, CA 95370

Located 11 miles west of Sonora Pass on Highway 108. Resort features a restaurant, showers, room rental, and a small store. Please ship packages via UPS and phone ahead to mention you are shipping a package to them. The resort charges .00/package holding fee.

Soda Springs Map

Soda Springs

21719 Donner Pass Road
Soda Springs, CA 95728
(916) 426-3082

Pooh Corner
11200 Donner Pass Road #196
Truckee, CA 96161

  • Soda Springs- Post Office (address above), Large general store with excellent deli. Tavern across the street.
  • Pooh Corner - Beds, Meals, Showers, and Package Drop.

Belden Map


Belden, CA 95915

Motel, Bar, and medium sized store

Old Station Map

Old Station

Old Station, CA 96071
(916) 335-7191

Medium sized store and Pizza Parlor

Burney Falls State Park Map

Burney Falls State Park

McArthur Burney Falls State Park
Route 1, Box 1240
Burney, CA 96013
(916) 335-4214

Small store and crowded state park

Castella Map


20115 Castle Creek Road
Castella, CA 96017
(916) 235-4413

Small sized store and deli. Further supplies can be reached by hitchhiking north on I-5 to Dunsmuir or Mt. Shasta City

Seiad Valley Map

Seiad Valley

44717 State Highway 96
Seiad Valley, CA 96086
(916) 496-3211

Quaint little area with everything a hiker needs, PO, store, great cafe, and roadhouse bar. See the Seiad Valley Store and Restaurant for more information.

Hyatt Lake Resort Map

Hyatt Lake Resort

7979 Hyatt Prarie Road
Ashland, OR 97520
(503) 482-3331

SHIP PARCEL VIA UPS. Use this address only! Tiny store at the resort. Coin-op laundry. See The PCTA for more info

Crater Lake Map

Crater Lake

Crater Lake National Park, OR 97604

Please ship packages so that they will arrive a few days before you reach the post office. Restaurant, Cafeteria, Posh Lodge, and store

Elk Lake Resort
c/o (Your Name)

Cascade Lakes Highway
Bend, OR 97701

Open from June - September. Please ship packages via UPS, there is a .00 holding fee per package. Hours for pickup are 7:30am to 9:00pm daily.

Ollalie Lake Ranger Station Map

Ollalie Lake Ranger Station

Olallie Lake Ranger Station
c/o Clackamas Ranger District
61431 East Highway 224
Estacada, OR 97023

Packages are transported by the Forest Service from Estacada to the Guard station on a weekly basis. Mail your resupply parcel 3-4 weeks earlier than your expected arrival time. As of 1998 you can pick your packages up at the store

Timberline Lodge Map

Timberline Lodge

Timberline Ski Area
Wy'East Store
Timberline Lodge, OR 97028
In Portland: (503) 231-7979
Outside Portland: (503) 272-3311
Portland Sales Office: (503) 295-1827

Timberline Lodge has a cafeteria, restaurant, tourist shops. They will hold packages for a weekly rate.

Cascade Locks Map

Cascade Locks

461 Wanapa
Cascade Locks, OR 97014
(541) 374-8410

Stores, Restaurants, Motels, etc.

White Pass Map

White Pass

White Pass Rural Branch
Naches, WA 98937
(509) 672-3105

Small store, incoming mail only. Cannot mail outgoing packages. The building has been remodeled and the shower mentioned in the guidebook is not longer available.

Snoqualmie Pass Map

Snoqualmie Pass

Snoqualmie Pass, WA 98068

Motel, Restaurants, Conveience Stores

Skykomish Map


114 5th Street North
Skykomish, WA 98288
(360) 677-2241

Small store, restaurant, and a great .00/night motel next to trip railroad tracks.

Stehekin Map


Stehekin, WA 98852

Nice little village accessible only ferry, seaplane or the PCT. Restaurant, motel, small store.

Manning Park, BC

Manning Park, BC

The end (or start) of the Pacific Crest Trail. Motel, greyhound bus stop, restaurant, and a bar that serves Moosehead beer on tap.