135 Results for "maine"

Finish (September 14-15)

Finish (September 14-15)

September 14.  Early morning.  I heard two of my friends whispering to each other and laughing this morning, so I unzipped my tent door and looked out to a beautiful...

Oct 12, 2021 : Katie Eckman
Experiencing Oregon (August 3-12)

Experiencing Oregon (August 3-12)

August 3.  The landscape of the day was hiking up and down over dry grassy yellow meadows, scrubby brushy areas with lots of oaks, pine forests.  I could look back...

Oct 6, 2021 : Katie Eckman
Backpacker Radio #119 | Lauren & Henri de la Vega: The Triple Crown Power Couple

Backpacker Radio #119 | Lauren & Henri de la Vega: The Triple Crown Power Couple

In today’s episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by Lauren and Henri de la Vega — a husband and wife southbounding the Continental Divide Trail...

Sep 22, 2021 : Mara Simonson
Fires and Tendons and Bears

Fires and Tendons and Bears

A journey of 1000 miles will probably seem longer if it begins with plantar fasciitis. A few months before starting the PCT, I woke up one morning, took a few...

Sep 21, 2021 : Richard
Cold, Wet, Beautiful Washington (Days 132 to 139, Cascade Locks to White Pass)

Cold, Wet, Beautiful Washington (Days 132 to 139, Cascade Locks to White Pass)

Day 132 Start: Cascade LocksEnd: Dirt road 4 miles before Trout CreekPCT Miles Hikes Today: 25.3 We had a difficult night’s sleep in the PCT hiker area of the campground,...

Sep 1, 2021 : Vinny Tagliatela
PCT Update—1651 Wolverine Miles Completed: Washington Welcome, Steep Terrain and Gorgeous Views—Unless There is Smoke.

PCT Update—1651 Wolverine Miles Completed: Washington Welcome, Steep Terrain and Gorgeous Views—Unless There is Smoke.

Leaving Cascade Locks on the northern border of Oregon we crossed the Columbia River into Washington over the infamous Bridge of the Gods. And it was raining.  My husband and...

Aug 14, 2021 : Terri Schneider
The Pass – Week 8

The Pass – Week 8

I thought I had it made. After two months crossing the desert Kennedy Meadows felt like a type of finish line more than a way point along the path. Of...

Jul 25, 2021 : Becca Mickley
Strawbridge Family of Six Completes Triple Crown

Strawbridge Family of Six Completes Triple Crown

Vince and Monica Strawbridge, along with their kids, Georgie - 14, Henry - 15, June - 17, and Aiden - 19, completed their Triple Crown on June 21st, 2021 with...

Jul 7, 2021 : Tina Mullen
The Attempt Begins… Almost

The Attempt Begins… Almost

Dear Internet, I struggled for hours with what to put in this introductory post. There was no reason for me to because: (1) it’s not how you start, it’s how...

Jun 28, 2021 : Joe Berusch
“Sundrop”:Finding Beauty in the Challenge

“Sundrop”:Finding Beauty in the Challenge

Day 5 on trail consisted of descending several thousand feet and traversing 16 miles in blistering heat and high winds. I strained my IT band in my left leg and...

May 19, 2021 : Ava Adoline