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Gorilla Ultralight Backpack - Gear Guide for Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail

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Chester Post Office

  • Northern California
  • 40° 18'29.98"N 121° 13'41.11"W
  • 7.5 miles
  • Approximately 1334 trail miles
  • No

Post Office

The post office is located at 218 Laurel Lane, and the phone number is (530) 258-4184.

Mailing Address

Your Name Here
c\o General Delivery
Chester, CA 96020

Camp Stove Fuels

  • Isobutane-Propane
  • Alcohol

Alcohol can be found at both hardware stores. HEET can be found at NAPA. Butane/propane canisters are at the hardware/fishing supply place (but can be expensive). Small butane/propane canisters can also be found at Sport Nut.

Other Info

Take Hwy 36 east to Chester.

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Tips for Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail: DEET is Your Friend

DEET is Your Friend

DEET combined with a mosquito headnet will save you days of misery. Not only will it keep the mosquitos at bay, it will help deter black flies and ticks.

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Tips for Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail: Carry an External Battery

Carry an External Battery

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Gorilla Ultralight Backpack - Gear Guide for Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail

Are you all set on gear for the Pacific Crest Trail? Check out our Ultimate Gear Guide for the PCT ->