[pct-l] Foot Swelling After Thru-Hike Completion

Terry Norton terry.norton at gmail.com
Mon Sep 25 21:13:01 CDT 2006


I rolled into Manning last Saturday morning.

This was my 3rd thruhike, and I have experienced swelling all 3 times.


On 9/20/06, Singewald <singewald at earthlink.net> wrote:
> I completed my northbound thru-hike on Sept. 6th and in the 8-10 days
> following my completion I experienced a significant amount of swelling in my
> feet. I was wondering if this was common with other thru-hikers once they
> have come off trail.
> My guess is that this might be somewhat normal given the sudden change from
> 30+ mile days to minimal walking, but I thought I would check-in and see
> what other PCT thru-hikers have experienced following the completion of
> their thru-hikes.
> Elevator
> Class of 2006
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