ADZPCTKO

Annual Day Zero Pacific Crest Trail Kick Off

Since 1999

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