Annika Ananias

I'm Annika from Germany and I am hiking the PCT starting at April 7th. I'm in love with the world, its mountains and adventure. I have always had this desire for an intense life. Mountains and traveling mean pure freedom and happiness for me. Come join me on my big journey on the PCT! If you are German speaking you can also check out my blog at www.sheep-cuddling.de and read about my other adventures.

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PCT Week 21: A beautifully foolish endeavour

PCT Week 21: A beautifully foolish endeavour

After our flip-flop of going back to Oregon and hiking southbound to reconnect where we left off in California, we travel all the way back to Seattle

Nov 11, 2022 : Annika Ananias
PCT Week 21: Finishing California

PCT Week 21: Finishing California

This is our last section in California and we are reconnecting footsteps at Mount Shasta. We are going through the rugged expanse of two wilderness

Nov 8, 2022 : Annika Ananias
PCT Week 20: Back to California

PCT Week 20: Back to California

We are now reconnecting where we left off to Washington because of the fires. This part of the trail, between Ashland and Etna was closed for a

Nov 8, 2022 : Annika Ananias
PCT Week 20: Beautiful Crater Lake

PCT Week 20: Beautiful Crater Lake

The section between Bend and Ashland consists of some resort hopping as there is no town to resupply. The big highlight is Crater Lake, an

Nov 7, 2022 : Annika Ananias
PCT Week 19: Autumn has arrived in Oregon

PCT Week 19: Autumn has arrived in Oregon

It's getting wet and cold while we are hiking the section between Government Camp and Bend. Autumn finally arrived. It's definitely more unpleasant

Oct 22, 2022 : Annika Ananias
PCT Week 18: Southbound through Oregon

PCT Week 18: Southbound through Oregon

Our PCT thruhike becomes a real flip flop now as we are heading back to Oregon to do it southbound. We are taking the Eagle Creek alternate from

Oct 21, 2022 : Annika Ananias
PCT Week 17: The Alpine Lakes Wilderness

PCT Week 17: The Alpine Lakes Wilderness

The next 71 miles between Snoqualmie Pass and Stevens Pass offer spectacular views of alpine lakes and lush valley forest of the Alpine Lakes

Oct 18, 2022 : Annika Ananias
PCT Week 16: Diving deep into the Washington Wilderness

PCT Week 16: Diving deep into the Washington Wilderness

The section from Trout Lake to Snoqualmie Pass begins with circumnavigating beautiful Mount Adams. Then we are entering the jaw-dropping landscape of

Oct 18, 2022 : Annika Ananias
PCT Week 15: The Green Tunnel

PCT Week 15: The Green Tunnel

After skipping Oregon to leave it for later we are respawning at the border to Washington, our second state after all the time in California. Our

Sep 8, 2022 : Annika Ananias
PCT Week 14: Back on trail!

PCT Week 14: Back on trail!

After being off trail for 3 weeks which was mentally the hardest part of the PCT for me, I'm finally back on trail. I just need to take it slow in

Aug 18, 2022 : Annika Ananias