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PCT Gear List: What Has Changed?

PCT Gear List: What Has Changed?

New Tent, Same Type, A Better Water Filtering System, and A Bigger, Badder Daggum Knife. Bowie Out.

Nov 28, 2022 : Paul “Bowie” Madigosky
The 24-Hour Challenge: PCT Days 112 & 113

The 24-Hour Challenge: PCT Days 112 & 113

Spoiler alert: I reached the Canadian border on 9/16/22, although not on the PCT itself (#thankswildfires). I am now back to "normal" life. I hope to finish up the blog...

Sep 30, 2022 : Sibley
Feeling high at the Sierras

Feeling high at the Sierras

Day 78: Zero in South Lake Tahoe All night there was some latin music played at the campground and there were dogs barking and people shouting. I read in the...

Sep 28, 2022 : Miia Tsunami
Pacific Crest Trail Resupply Guide

Pacific Crest Trail Resupply Guide

It’s that time again: time for this year’s PCT class to plan their resupply. In 2016 around this time, I was dehydrating apples and beef in a panic, flipping through...

Sep 20, 2022 : Maggie Wallace
Backpacker Radio #148 | Carly Moree on Hallucinating in the Sierra, Starting a Guiding Company, and Co-Authoring Pacific Crest Trials

Backpacker Radio #148 | Carly Moree on Hallucinating in the Sierra, Starting a Guiding Company, and Co-Authoring Pacific Crest Trials

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by Carly Moree.  Carly is a thru-hiker, the co-author of Pacific Crest Trials, an OG Writer at...

May 8, 2022 : Backpacker Radio
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
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
Uncertainty and Strife: Thru-Hiking Permits in the Time of COVID-19

Uncertainty and Strife: Thru-Hiking Permits in the Time of COVID-19

As 2020 winds down, a third wave of COVID-19 infections is engulfing the United States, with the number of daily cases more than tripling over the previous August high and...

Dec 17, 2020 : Clay Bonnyman Evans
The Week That Changed My Year, as Told by My Texts

The Week That Changed My Year, as Told by My Texts

Never have I ever known as wide a range of emotions that carried such consequence as those I experienced March 14 to March 20. I went from extreme to extreme...

Mar 25, 2020 : Rachel S
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