Second in the series of meta-posts, here’s some math around how much hiking I did. Note that I’ve skipped the days spent in Idyllwild pulling thorn things out of my feet as zeroes, these are just the hiking days.
The Google sheets link is here:
TL;DR – Average miles/day just under 20, peak weekly (rolling 7 day) mileage was 141 miles.
Miles per day are not as important as miles per week – its a much better indication of your overland speed, and more appropriately can be used to predict weeks or months ahead. To do the whole thing in 5 months (the average), you need to do 125 miles per week – across the whole thing.