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Social Media – The New PCT Bible

Social Media – The New PCT Bible

Is Social Media Hurting the PCT? In the year 2013 the Pacific Crest Trail Association issued 1,879 permits. Jump ahead to just five years later in the year 2018 and...

Feb 23, 2020 : Kaitlin Musser
Week Seven (Plus a Day): Snow! Scared! Sierra! (Miles 702.2-789.1 + Whitney & Kearsarge)

Week Seven (Plus a Day): Snow! Scared! Sierra! (Miles 702.2-789.1 + Whitney & Kearsarge)

Believe the Hype! In the Sierra, I began to realize how grueling the desert had been. The desperate need to get to town for a frenetic day of chores, the...

Sep 7, 2022 : LilyMG

Day 46: 12.5 miles. Big Lake Youth Camp to Lava lake We woke up to a nice view but a lot of sandy condensation. It rained a bit at night...

Aug 26, 2022 : Miia Tsunami
Crossing Paths: A Pacific Crest Trailside Reader Review

Crossing Paths: A Pacific Crest Trailside Reader Review

Crossing Paths: A Pacific Crest Trailside ReaderĀ is a collection of short essays about the PCT by various authors, edited by Reese Hughes and Howard Shapiro. It is an update/addendum to...

Aug 1, 2022 : Penina Satlow
Backpacker Radio #159 | Shayla “Kiddo” Paradeis on Hiking Without a Smartphone and Healing from Trauma

Backpacker Radio #159 | Shayla “Kiddo” Paradeis on Hiking Without a Smartphone and Healing from Trauma

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by Shayla "Kiddo" Paradeis. Shayla is a very accomplished backpacker, with the triple crown just scratching the...

Jul 25, 2022 : Backpacker Radio
Lessons in Embracing the Cold from Week 1 in the Sierras

Lessons in Embracing the Cold from Week 1 in the Sierras

Let me start this off by saying that I am most definitely not a fan of the cold. Yes, I grew up in rural Indiana, where winters consisted of mornings...

Jul 2, 2022 : Clare Nowalk
Day 7: Warner Springs! (Miles 104.9-117.3)

Day 7: Warner Springs! (Miles 104.9-117.3)

Triple Digits! Yay! Despite passing the 100-mile marker the sixth day, Warner Springs seemed like a more important milestone. I'd sent a resupply package to the Post Office (completely unnecessary,

Jun 20, 2022 : LilyMG
22 Trek Bloggers on the Pacific Crest Trail You Should Be Following in 2022

22 Trek Bloggers on the Pacific Crest Trail You Should Be Following in 2022

As the snow melts in the PCT's Sierra Mountains and Katahdin opens to AT hikers, we find ourselves deep in the throes of thru-hiking season once more. For months now,...

Jun 13, 2022 : Katie Houston
Queer Tales from the Trail- Finding Your People

Queer Tales from the Trail- Finding Your People

Sharing some cheese and wine for lunch (fancy resupply, I know), we briefly discuss queerness on trail, and how we are grateful there is a visible community out here. I...

May 25, 2022 : Rachel McVittie
Pre-PCT Stuff, Like: Hello! (Part One)

Pre-PCT Stuff, Like: Hello! (Part One)

A Circuitous Route Like so many aspiring thru-hikers, my Trajectory-to-T-minus-ten-days-to-Trail-Time has been neither smooth nor short. My original long-distance hiking wish, formed circa early

Apr 20, 2022 : LilyMG