ADZPCTKO

Annual Day Zero Pacific Crest Trail Kick Off

April 22-24 and April 24-26, 2015

Schedule of Events

We're currently working on another terrific lineup of presentations, tasty meals, vendor displays, and more for 2015.

Preliminary Schedule

Subject to change...

Session 1

Wednesday

8:00 - 4:00 Vendor area open (Field)
8:00 - 4:00 Wolverine shakedowns (Field)
12:00  Registration tent opens; check-in begins (site 1)
3:00 Poop Talk by Jim Park (Pavilion)
4:00  Video Tips for the Trail by Scott "Squatch" Herriott (Pavilion)
4:00  Mindfulness on the Trail by Chris "Haiku" Selmer (site 15)
5:30  Burrito dinner provided by ADZPCTKO (site 14)
6:30  Geology of the PCT by Paul Hacker (Pavilion)
7:30  Strider's Welcome by Carl "Kelty" Siechert (site 15)
8:00  6th annual PCT Short Film Festival and "Do More with Less" hosted Squatch (site 15)
10:00 ALL CAMP QUIET HOURS

Thursday

6:00 Rides to the border (in front of Pavilion)
7:00  Friends of Bill Wilson (Gazebo)
7:00 Coffee provided by The Town Baker of Idyllwild (site 14)

8:00 - 4:00  Vendor area open (Field)
8:00 - 4:00 Wolverine shakedowns (Field)

9:00  Trail Conditions Report by PCTA (Pavilion)
10:00 - 2:00 USPS Post Office open (site 13)

10:30  Water and Snow Report by Meadow Ed, Halfmile, and DoubleTap (Pavilion)
11:00 - 7:00 Food trucks on site (food available for purchase) (site 14)
12:00  Flora and Fauna of the PCT by Christine "Ceanothus" Kudija (Pavilion)
1:30  Winter on the PCT by Shawn "Pepper" Forry (Pavilion)
3:00  Gear Contest (site 15)

3:00  Avoiding Overuse Injuries by Tom Holz (Pavilion)
4:30  Group Photo (Rocks)

6:30  Bears, Fire, and LNT by NPS and USFS (Pavilion)
8:00  PCTA Presentation (site 15)
8:15  Raffle winners announced (site 15)
8:30  Class of 2014 Video by Wesley "Crusher" Trimble (site 15)

10:00  ALL CAMP QUIET HOURS

Friday

6:00 Rides to the border (in front of Pavilion)
7:00 Light farewell breakfast provided by ADZPCTKO with coffee from The Town Baker of Idyllwild (site 14)

Please be out of your campsite before 10:00 am.

Session Two

Friday

8:00 - 4:00  Vendor area open (Field)
8:00 - 4:00 Wolverine shakedowns (Field)

10:00 - 2:00 USPS Post Office open (site 13)
12:00  Registration tent opens; check-in begins (site 1)
2:00  Switchback's Secrets of Ultra Light Backpacking (site 22)
3:00  Poop Talk by Jim Park (Pavilion)
4:00  Mindfulness on the Trail by Chris "Haiku" Selmer (site 15)
4:00  Bears, Fire, and LNT by NPS and USFS (Pavilion)
5:30  Burrito dinner provided by ADZPCTKO (site 14)
6:30  Winter on the PCT by Shawn "Pepper" Forry (Pavilion)
7:30  Strider's Welcome by Carl "Kelty" Siechert (site 15)
8:00  6th annual PCT Short Film Festival and "Do More with Less" hosted Squatch (site 15)
10:00 ALL CAMP QUIET HOURS

Saturday

6:00 Rides to the border (in front of Pavilion)
7:00  Friends of Bill Wilson (Gazebo)
7:00 Coffee provided by The Town Baker of Idyllwild (site 14)
8:00  Hiker Yoga (site 15)

8:00 - 4:00  Vendor area open (Field)
8:00 - 4:00 Wolverine shakedowns (Field)
9:00  Trail Conditions Report by PCTA (Pavilion)

10:00 - 2:00 USPS Post Office open (site 13)
10:30  Water and Snow Report by Meadow Ed, Halfmile, and DoubleTap (Pavilion)
11:00 - 7:00 Food trucks on site (food available for purchase)
12:00  Flora and Fauna of the PCT by Christine "Ceanothus" Kudija (Pavilion)
1:30  Avoiding Overuse Injuries by Tom Holz (Pavilion)
3:00  Gear Contest (site 15)

3:00  Geology of the PCT by Paul Hacker (Pavilion)
4:30  Group Photo (Rocks)

6:30  Video Tips for the PCT by Scott "Squatch" Herriott (Pavilion)
7:30  PCTA Presentation (site 15)
7:45  Raffle winners announced (site 15)
8:00  Class of 2014 Video by Wesley "Crusher" Trimble (site 15)

10:00  ALL CAMP QUIET HOURS 

Sunday

6:00 Rides to the border (in front of Pavilion)
7:00 Light farewell breakfast provided by ADZPCTKO with coffee from The Town Baker of Idyllwild