The PCT starts at the Mexican border, near a town called Campo. It then heads north towards the Sierra mountains, more than seven hundred miles away.
These 700 miles are through the high deserts of Southern California, such as the Mojave desert. These can be blistering during the day (well over 100°F) and freezing at night (20°F is not uncommon), which makes for a very tough gear load.
But here's my attempt!