Heather Pearson

I’m Heather: here to share soft words and big emotions and a critical-yet-loving lens on outdoor culture. Section hiking 1000 miles of the PCT from the Oregon/California border up to Canada. Mental health, empowerment, justice, healing. Recent college grad, possible future social worker, currently figuring it out.

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What Do We Miss When We Hike Too Fast?

What Do We Miss When We Hike Too Fast?

So we’ve gone 250 miles now, with the Sisters on the horizon and the soles starting to peel off my shoes, and the land around us looking more and

Aug 5, 2018 : Heather Pearson
120 Miles Done: Through the Smoke and Fire to Crater Lake

120 Miles Done: Through the Smoke and Fire to Crater Lake

I just woke up in my little one-person progressively-worse-smelling tent, wandered to the actual bathroom! with actual running water! at this crater

Jul 28, 2018 : Heather Pearson
Why I’m Hiking 1,000 Miles of the Pacific Crest Trail

Why I’m Hiking 1,000 Miles of the Pacific Crest Trail

Very soon, I’ll stand at the start of a far-fetched dream. The plan is to walk the Pacific Crest Trail from the Oregon/California border up to

Jul 17, 2018 : Heather Pearson