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Making it through desert portion of pct

I was struggling to make it through the pct the desert portion anyways. I have had heat exhaustion twice in my life and wanted any tips on how I could make it through the desert portion of the pct. any little thing could help! Could I hike halfway through the night and halfway through the day? Or perhaps something else any advice would be nice!!

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@HitManDan you might consider posting this in our PCT group!

At REI, we believe time outside is fundamental to a life well lived.

I would suggest hiking at night. Also, there are sun umbrellas for when the sun is up. Drink electrolytes and eat pickles and chips to help with dehydration. Rest during the heat of the day in the shade.  Good luck out there.