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These Palm Trees are Different: Exploring San Diego

These Palm Trees are Different: Exploring San Diego

San Diego is awesome! Here are some of the highlights from our few days exploring the city before starting the PCT. San Diego Zoo As all the printed tote bags...

Apr 18, 2022 : Allison and Connor
Now Boarding: Our Journey to San Diego

Now Boarding: Our Journey to San Diego

Inching Closer to the Start Getting ready to go on the PCT was a long-distance trail in itself.  I think I would call it “The Bar Street Apartment to the...

Apr 16, 2022 : Allison and Connor
Pizza to Pizza: An Introduction to Our Hike

Pizza to Pizza: An Introduction to Our Hike

Introduction Hello! Allie and I are thru-hiking the PCT this year going northbound from Mexico to Canada.  In this post, we are going to do a short introduction, talk about...

Apr 12, 2022 : Allison and Connor
Backpacking in America as a Person of Color: Hikers Share Their Experiences

Backpacking in America as a Person of Color: Hikers Share Their Experiences

Just a couple miles past the Mason-Dixon line during his Appalachian Trail thru-hike, Daniel White, aka The Blackalachian, and a female hiking partner decided to camp at Pen Mar Park....

May 14, 2020 : Clay Bonnyman Evans
Trail-Related Closures, Reopenings Due to COVID-19

Trail-Related Closures, Reopenings Due to COVID-19

(Updated 7 a.m.. MT, May 28) The Trek is committed to providing the latest news on trail-related closures, postponements, and cancellations due to the COVID-19 outbreak. If you know of...

Mar 18, 2020 : Clay Bonnyman Evans
Bears, Noro, and Lyme: What to Worry About (or not) on Your Thru-Hike

Bears, Noro, and Lyme: What to Worry About (or not) on Your Thru-Hike

So, you’re planning to head out on trail for a long walk. Maybe even a thru-hike of one of the Triple Crown trails — the Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail,...

Feb 25, 2019 : Clay Bonnyman Evans
Nostalgia at Timberline Lodge

Nostalgia at Timberline Lodge

Six years ago I visited Oregon for the first time. This marked the start of a new beginning as I was making the move to the Pacific Northwest for college....

Sep 5, 2018 : Rebecca Burns
Own the Hot Flashes: Tips for Menopausal Hikers

Own the Hot Flashes: Tips for Menopausal Hikers

You may see them infrequently. You may wonder at their skill or endurance.  If you’re the average AT thru-hiker—young and male—you may worry about their safety and health. Don’t. Women...

Jul 26, 2018 : Ruth Nasrullah
My Thru-Hiking Vows

My Thru-Hiking Vows

Why am I going on this hike? Why aren't others? When Abby told me she was thinking about hiking the PCT last summer, my first reaction was that I wanted...

Mar 22, 2017 : Leila Pike