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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
10 Reasons Why the AT Is Better Than the PCT

10 Reasons Why the AT Is Better Than the PCT

Do you already know why the AT is superior to the PCT? Are you trying to figure out if you want to hike an east coast trail? Or just want...

Nov 15, 2022 : Eloise Robbins
8 Reasons I Chose the PCT Over the AT for My First Big Thru-Hike

8 Reasons I Chose the PCT Over the AT for My First Big Thru-Hike

"You're from the East Coast? Why the PCT and not the AT, then?" I should've seen this one coming, I know. But the first time I was asked this question...

Oct 12, 2022 : Rachel Shoemaker
Highs, Lows, and Some Trail Haikus: PCT Days 54-59

Highs, Lows, and Some Trail Haikus: PCT Days 54-59

Note: I'm falling a bit behind on the blog, so this post contains some days described in my usual long-form journal entries and others condensed into a trail haiku to...

Jul 17, 2022 : Sibley
Jackrabbit Hikes: PCT Day 68-71

Jackrabbit Hikes: PCT Day 68-71

Day 68 - Yosemite National Park - Cloud’s Rest -> Half Dome -> Yosemite Valley Unforgettable sunrise. One of the best views of my life matched with a clear, open...

Jul 3, 2022 : Connor Chapdelaine
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