Jacob Barstow

Howdy, I’m Jacob! Originally from Louisiana, I now live in Seattle. I love the outdoors, especially rock climbing. My favorite climb is the Becky Route on Liberty Bell. Fun fact: My best friend and I have matching pizza tattoos. PCT thru-hiker ‘21.

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PCT DAY 1: The Nitty Gritty

PCT DAY 1: The Nitty Gritty

Well the first day came and went. Lots of feelings were had. I want to talk about some nitty-gritty details of the first day I was not expecting.

Apr 13, 2021 : Jacob Barstow
Gnarly Wind in the Goat Rocks

Gnarly Wind in the Goat Rocks

This is a story I've been wanting to tell from a PCT section hike preparing for the big one. A Smoky Foreshadowing I was mid-way through a 5-day

Apr 9, 2021 : Jacob Barstow
PCT Shakedown: Goat Rocks Wilderness

PCT Shakedown: Goat Rocks Wilderness

Learnings from a PCT section hike shakedown in the Goat Rocks Wilderness

Apr 4, 2021 : Jacob Barstow
Why Am I Thru-Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail?

Why Am I Thru-Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail?

Why am I voluntarily deciding to live a transient life on the trail for 2,650 -ish miles and nearly 5 months? Deciding to leave the safety and

Mar 14, 2021 : Jacob Barstow