Jamie Byarlay

Aloha! Jamie here. I'm from the Pacific Northwest but most recently lived in Hawaii. My move back home consisted of walking. On April 28, 2016, my thru-hike began at the Mexican border and the PCT led me back home. Life was as simple as seeing the sunrise to my right and watching it set to my left. Take me back to when eating a Snickers every meal was normal!

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Re-Hike Your Training Hike

Re-Hike Your Training Hike

Poo Poo Point is a 8 mile round trip hike in Issaquah, Washington. The view showcases the beautiful Olympic Mountains to the west and Mt. Baker to th

Feb 13th : Jamie Byarlay
Set A Date And DO IT!

Set A Date And DO IT!

The amount of people who complete a thru-hike is drastically lower than the amount of people who think about doing one. This can be related to anythin

Jan 31st : Jamie Byarlay
5 Tips for the Perfect Snot Rocket

5 Tips for the Perfect Snot Rocket

Snot rocket, mucus missile, farmer’s blow… Whatever you call it - it is the best way to breath easy in the outdoors. Previous to the PCT, I had never

Jan 16th : Jamie Byarlay
State Lines and Changing Landscapes on the Pacific Crest Trail

State Lines and Changing Landscapes on the Pacific Crest Trail

Before hiking the PCT, I would look at maps with confusion. I wondered if there was a reason to where each state began or ended. Who chose to put lin

Jan 2nd : Jamie Byarlay