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PCT Gear List: What Has Changed?

PCT Gear List: What Has Changed?

New Tent, Same Type, A Better Water Filtering System, and A Bigger, Badder Daggum Knife. Bowie Out.

Nov 28, 2022 : Paul “Bowie” Madigosky
The Last Meal and the End

The Last Meal and the End

Day 138 (instead of day 136; I had miscalculated the days): 10 miles. Mount Laguna to Cibbets Flat Campground I woke up at 05.30 though I could have slept longer....

Nov 26, 2022 : Miia Tsunami
Hiker Intro: Expensive Lasagna and Signs from the Universe

Hiker Intro: Expensive Lasagna and Signs from the Universe

My name is Margot (she/her), and in 2023, I’ll be hiking the Pacific Crest Trail going southbound. I’m hoping to be at the border with Canada on the first week...

Nov 24, 2022 : Margot Favennec
The Limits Of A CNOC Vecto And Sawyer Mini

The Limits Of A CNOC Vecto And Sawyer Mini

My CNOC Vecto worked perfectly for almost two years and sprang a leak after about 150 days of backpacking. As shown in the picture above, the leak is consistent with...

Nov 22, 2022 : Richard
The 5 Questions You Get When You Say You Are Planning To Hike The PCT

The 5 Questions You Get When You Say You Are Planning To Hike The PCT

Since deciding to hike the PCT in 2023, the process of telling friends and extended family members about these plans has turned into something of a party trick. The trick...

Nov 22, 2022 : Tommy Slabaugh
Backpacker Radio #176 | Kevin Conley on Wildland Firefighting, Mental Health, and Bike Touring from California to Florida

Backpacker Radio #176 | Kevin Conley on Wildland Firefighting, Mental Health, and Bike Touring from California to Florida

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by Kevin Conley. Kevin is a thru-hiker, wildland firefighter, and the author of Above the Ashes, a...

Nov 21, 2022 : Backpacker Radio
Freezing like DiCaprio

Freezing like DiCaprio

Day 132: 10 miles. Montezuma Valley Road to mile 2563 We had set the alarm at 7 and had a 90 minutes yoga session with our host in a huge...

Nov 21, 2022 : Miia Tsunami
Among Angels and Cows

Among Angels and Cows

Day 128: 6.5 miles. Highway 74 to Angel Mary's Oasis. I couldn't sleep later than 05:40 and Nine Beers slept one hour later. We prepared some breakfast in the kitchen,...

Nov 21, 2022 : Miia Tsunami
10 Reasons the PCT Is Better Than the AT

10 Reasons the PCT Is Better Than the AT

Are you already a PCT lover and AT hater? Take a look at this mostly tongue in cheek article and learn why the PCT is so much better than the...

Nov 21, 2022 : Eloise Robbins
Hi, My Name Is

Hi, My Name Is

  Hello! My name is Tommy and if you are reading this you are likely one of three types of people: a member of my immediate family (hey guys, I’m...

Nov 19, 2022 : Tommy Slabaugh