53 Results for "new hampshire"

How New Hampshire Taught Me the Different Roads of Life

How New Hampshire Taught Me the Different Roads of Life

I know I keep writing about the Appalachian Trail and my blog is under the PCT section of blog writers. I will eventually be hiking the PCT and will be...

Dec 15, 2019 : Shaggy
Hiking Faster: Training for the PCT

Hiking Faster: Training for the PCT

I hiked the Appalachian Trail in 176 days—almost exactly average. Even though the Pacific Crest Trail is over 450 miles longer, I intend to hike it in around 140 days....

Apr 21, 2022 : Sibley
PCT Shakedown #2: Solo in the Grand Canyon (1/2)

PCT Shakedown #2: Solo in the Grand Canyon (1/2)

3/22/22 Last month, my first and only trip to Grand Canyon National Park with guests was canceled because of a snowstorm. I was bummed. I’d been looking forward to it…...

Apr 11, 2022 : Sibley
Possibly on the PCT: Part 2

Possibly on the PCT: Part 2

I am going to walk from Mexico to Canada this year. If this sounds familiar, that’s because it is—I also intended to hike the PCT in 2021. At least, until...

Mar 27, 2022 : Sibley
My Why

My Why

I remember it distinctly, the moment I knew my 2019 Appalachian Trail thru-hike attempt was over. I spent a week on the couch at my cousin’s after an emergency room...

Feb 28, 2022 : Kelly Graner
A Tale of Two Trails: AT vs PCT Gear List

A Tale of Two Trails: AT vs PCT Gear List

So the time has come around once again. Thru-hiking season is almost upon us and around the globe clean professionals are getting all their dirty, smelly gear out of the...

Jan 20, 2022 : Connor Chapdelaine
How The Pandemic, Knee Surgery, and Months of Planning Led Me to My Inner Peace or Close to It

How The Pandemic, Knee Surgery, and Months of Planning Led Me to My Inner Peace or Close to It

The time spent after I got off the trail in August of 2019 was spent planning my next hike in 2020 of the PCT. I spent every waking minute saving...

Dec 13, 2021 : Shaggy
A Slight Delta To Plan (Days 121 to 131, Crater Lake to Cascade Locks)

A Slight Delta To Plan (Days 121 to 131, Crater Lake to Cascade Locks)

Day 121 Start: Mazama Village / Crater LakeEnd: Dirt road just past Highway 138PCT Miles Hikes Today: 9.2 miles on the Rim Trail, then 9.1 PCT miles Mango and I...

Aug 24, 2021 : Vinny Tagliatela
A Meandering Older Hiker Crosses The PCT Hundred Mile Mark: Firsts and Lessons Learned

A Meandering Older Hiker Crosses The PCT Hundred Mile Mark: Firsts and Lessons Learned

I passed the 100-mile mark on the PCT, and it was a real thrill! I was alone, so I danced and sang and celebrated this huge small victory. I took...

Apr 21, 2021 : Snaphappy
Shakedown Hike on the PCT

Shakedown Hike on the PCT

I can't believe my PCT start date is less than one week away!  Hiking the PCT is a long-held bucket list event for me, many years in the making-a-dream-come-true department. ...

Apr 18, 2021 : Snaphappy