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PCT – I said ‘T’ not ‘P,’ but it’s still quite a trip!

PCT – I said ‘T’ not ‘P,’ but it’s still quite a trip!

First off, I'm sorry it has taken me so long to post! Apparently I'm a terrible blogger so far...especially with how long this post is, but hey I don't want...

May 31, 2018 : Kyle Wicks
The Power of Being Yourself

The Power of Being Yourself

This morning we hiked a few miles to get to Casa de Luna - Terrie and Joe Anderson's place in Green Valley, CA, which is a lengendary stop for PCT...

May 31, 2018 : Taylor Weixl
Halfway There: Tips I’ve Learned So Far

Halfway There: Tips I’ve Learned So Far

Having passed the halfway point on the AT a few weeks ago, I’ve been reflecting on all the things I’ve discovered and learned on the trail. It’s been an amazing...

May 31, 2018 : Danny Strayer
Camino de Santiago: Luxurious Long-Distance Hiking

Camino de Santiago: Luxurious Long-Distance Hiking

Never thought you’d see luxury and long-distance hiking in the same sentence, did you? Don’t think you have what it takes to go without a shower for a week, or miss...

May 31, 2018 : Tide Walker
And So It Ends, with an Unwelcome Injury

And So It Ends, with an Unwelcome Injury

And so it ends. I’ve pulled the plug on my 2018 thru-hike attempt. I had some knee issues develop over the last few weeks that eventually worsened to the point...

May 31, 2018 : Hiker Historian (Trailname: “Double H”)
To Err is Human. To Err Again Is… Slackpacking?

To Err is Human. To Err Again Is… Slackpacking?

When a hiker we met recently claimed she’d mastered the art of slackpacking, I inwardly scoffed. How hard can slackpacking be? You pack up some water and food, grab your...

May 31, 2018 : Gail Barrett
Hitting a Wall, and Making Some Changes

Hitting a Wall, and Making Some Changes

Yes, I'm still on trail. I haven't been blogging since the beginning of this journey. At first, I chalked it off to the fact that my phone was hardly working...

May 31, 2018 : Eiryn Reynolds
Easy Trail, Waysides Stand Out in Shenandoah National Park

Easy Trail, Waysides Stand Out in Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah occupies a special place in my heart. I went for an overnight circuit hike over Thanksgiving 2016 in preparation for what I thought was going to be a thru-hike...

May 31, 2018 : Ryne Tobar
Struggles with Foot Pain in the First 100 Miles

Struggles with Foot Pain in the First 100 Miles

The struggle is real. So far I have only hiked 110 miles of the PCT and those 110 miles kicked my butt. I have struggled with injury after injury as...

May 30, 2018 : Brittney Heath
The Importance of a Clear-Cut, Personal Reason

The Importance of a Clear-Cut, Personal Reason

I'm certain that every thru-hiker has been asked why they do it. I'm also certain that having a clear-cut, personal reason why is just as important as having the proper...

May 30, 2018 : Rochelle Sorenson