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Riding the Roller Coaster – Shakedown Hike on the Virginia AT

Riding the Roller Coaster – Shakedown Hike on the Virginia AT

Right after I graduated college in 2016, I had a failed attempt at section hiking the New Hampshire AT. This hike failed for a few different reasons: my pack was...

Apr 9, 2019 : Liz Archibald
And they say Virginia is Long…(Mile 900-1600)

And they say Virginia is Long…(Mile 900-1600)

*I would like to apologize for the sheer amount of tilted pictures, this was done on my moms computer and things got wonky **DOUBLE ASTERISK: if you want to see...

Jul 25, 2015 : Chris LeBlanc
Possibly the Prettiest Part: PCT Days 125-128

Possibly the Prettiest Part: PCT Days 125-128

Day 125.  Miles: 6.6  Total: 2236.5 The next morning, Alisha and I buy coffee and pastries from a café in Trout Lake, and then she heads back to Portland. I...

Oct 30, 2022 : Sibley
With Nine Beers at the Snowy Mountains

With Nine Beers at the Snowy Mountains

Day 88: 11.5 miles. A forest near Middle Fork of the San Joaquin River to Horseshoe Lake/Mammuth Lakes   I hiked out around six as usual and had a breakfast...

Oct 11, 2022 : Miia Tsunami
My Only Actual Border Crossing: PCT Days 114-118

My Only Actual Border Crossing: PCT Days 114-118

Day 114.  Miles: 9.6  Total: 2102.2 Many thru hikers have said it before, and many will say it again: my feet hurt. When I emerge from my tent the morning...

Oct 2, 2022 : Sibley
In Defense of NorCal: PCT Days 90-94

In Defense of NorCal: PCT Days 90-94

Day 90.  Miles: 27.7  Total: 1485.0 In the morning, I see a buck with massive antlers. He watches me placidly while I talk to him. We're not in the Sierra...

Aug 27, 2022 : Sibley
A Short & Sweet Introduction to Picking Edible Berries Along the PCT

A Short & Sweet Introduction to Picking Edible Berries Along the PCT

The west becomes a movable feast in the summer, when the mountains aren't just alive with wildflowers and fauna, but when the nature also becomes EDIBLE. The PCT corridor's beloved...

Aug 10, 2022 : J. Taylor Bell
PCT CA SECTION H PART 2

PCT CA SECTION H PART 2

CRABTREE MEADOWS TO TUOLUMNE MEADOWS MILE 766 - 942.5 CONTINUED… Day 60 - 0 miles 9 miles to town. Throughout the night, we were battered by thunderstorms. Bouts of intense...

Jul 13, 2022 : Lightning Rod
Deep in the Sierra: PCT Days 51-53

Deep in the Sierra: PCT Days 51-53

Day 51.  Miles: 10.7  Total: 799.8 This morning, I sleep in a little, so the sun is already illuminating Charlotte Lake on my way back to the PCT. The water...

Jul 6, 2022 : Sibley
PCT Week 9: The High Sierra

PCT Week 9: The High Sierra

The next section leads us deeper into the Sierra and takes in some spectacular scenery. There are also a lot of challenging passes. Together with a couple of river crossings,...

Jul 1, 2022 : Annika Ananias