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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
The Virus: Tales of a Heartbroken Thru-Hiker

The Virus: Tales of a Heartbroken Thru-Hiker

It is with an extremely heavy heart and tear-filled eyes that I announce the postponement of my Pacific Crest Trail thru-hike. The last week or so has been one of...

Mar 24, 2020 : Stef "Blaze" Bolivar
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
How to Volunteer on The Triple Crown Trails This Summer

How to Volunteer on The Triple Crown Trails This Summer

National Trails Day is right around the corner and you should be making your plans to ensure you're on a trail in some way, shape, or form on June 1st....

May 28, 2019 : Becky Booroojian
Take Two: Getting Ready for My Second Thru-Hike

Take Two: Getting Ready for My Second Thru-Hike

I'm thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail this year, and it isn't my first rodeo. Thank god for that, because I have no idea how I would pull off my hike...

Apr 27, 2019 : Kate Richard
The PCT, Finally; A Dream that Wouldn’t Die

The PCT, Finally; A Dream that Wouldn’t Die

I can hardly believe it, but starting on April 3, this hiker will begin tackling the entire Pacific Crest Trail in one continuous push. From the dusty outpost of Campo...

Apr 1, 2019 : Beerman
Chemical Engineer Turned Hiker Trash

Chemical Engineer Turned Hiker Trash

I remember crying when I finished Pacific Crest Trials on the plane ride home from Iceland back in September. I cried because I was still so conflicted about whether I...

Mar 28, 2019 : Liz Archibald
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
Exploring the History of the Pacific Crest Trail

Exploring the History of the Pacific Crest Trail

Every year the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) receives thousands of hikers, adventurers, and nature seekers from all over the world. Along its 2,650-mile length stretching from Canada to Mexico, the...

Feb 18, 2019 : Kenny Howell
Through Hell and High Water: My Journey to the PCT

Through Hell and High Water: My Journey to the PCT

I sit here in my cozy third-floor bedroom gazing out across space at the trees swaying through the dirty window glass. Soft white light originates from two tall skylights, setting...

Feb 10, 2019 : Sophie Bonstrom