Wrightwood 5 mile hitch. Has restaurants, motels, grocery store, a hardware store that excepts packages , a PO 92397 (760-249-8882 M-F 8:45-5), and trail angels that let you stay with them. To find the trail angels ask at the hardware store . Mountain Hardware–760-249-3653 8:30-5:30 every day USPS address: C/O Mountain Hardware, PO Box 398, Wrightwood, CA 92397 UPS: C/O Mountain Hardware, 1390 Highway 2, Wrightwood, CA 92397 Sometimes I skip Wrightwood. There are fuel canisters, good socks, and other trail needs for sale at the hardware store—also a hiker box.
Despite the reported number of resupply stops being 26, the number of reported town stops (when hikers were asked to list specifically where they made stops) was . Interesting. To be safe, let's unscientifically split the difference and call it an even 32 – meaning you're resupplying EVERY 83 MILES (134 km) on average. If you don't want to carry more than seven days worth of food (which is a lot), then you need to be AVERAGING MILES per day ( km); if you can't hike mi / km in a single day, then you have other preparations to do before worrying about your PCT resupply strategy.