Andy Valdez

Hey! I'm Andy and I plan on hiking the PCT in 2023.I enjoy many things from doing magic tricks to golfing and lacrosse to fishing. I plan on hitting the trail immediately after I graduate college in 2023.

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Weeks 4-6: Hiking Through Home

Weeks 4-6: Hiking Through Home

Howdy, it’s been a while. A lot of stuff has happened since. I am not going to break up this large number of days in the day-to-day format this time.

Jul 4, 2023 : Andy Valdez
Week 3: Getting into the Groove

Week 3: Getting into the Groove

Howdy everyone! I appreciate all your kind words and words of encouragement from my last blog post. I am doing much better now and I am in a better

Jun 7, 2023 : Andy Valdez
Week 2: Highest of Highs and Lowest of Lows

Week 2: Highest of Highs and Lowest of Lows

Howdy howdy everyone. I’ve now been on trail for almost 2 weeks! I realized I forgot to put why last week was such a change. Other than starting the

May 29, 2023 : Andy Valdez
Week 1: A Week of Change

Week 1: A Week of Change

Howdy howdy! It’s been about 5 days on trail! Currently at mile 77 in Julian. So far the trail has been really hot and buggy. No one was prepared for

May 22, 2023 : Andy Valdez
Andy’s Gear Part 2

Andy’s Gear Part 2

Howdy howdy! Recently, I have upgraded some gear and now have all my final gear!! So here is part 2 of my gear list. Oh and before I forget, I

May 17, 2023 : Andy Valdez
Andy’s Gear: The Big 4

Andy’s Gear: The Big 4

Howdy howdy! Long time no see. Since my last post, I have acquired some new gear and so I have decided to talk about it. This will be a small series

Feb 18, 2023 : Andy Valdez
I am hiking the PCT!?! I am blogging?!?

I am hiking the PCT!?! I am blogging?!?

Hey everyone, I'm Andy! Welcome to my first-ever blog post! I am a 21-year-old college student from Southern California who is soon to graduate and

Nov 16, 2022 : Andy Valdez