Hi, I'm Spirit, and I'm NOBO on the PCT in 2018! I'm from Texas originally, but have also spent time in Portland, NYC, Montana, & New Jersey. This is my first thru-hike.
Somewhere around South Lake Tahoe, it seemed most of my friends were suddenly getting off trail. The vibe of the trail is changing daily, and I'm
I fine-tuned gear throughout the desert, but the biggest changes happened in Lone Pine, preparing for the Sierra Nevada. Here's how my gear has
Sixteen days after hiking into Wrightwood with a skin infection, I was antsy to get back on trail, even though I wasn't quite physically ready.
After a month of blistered feet on the PCT, I somehow sweetened the deal with a skin infection. Here's what happened and how it feels to be
In my first few weeks on trail, I learned a lot of lessons the hard way. One hundred miles from Campo, I’d endured blisters stacked within each
I recently attempted a thru-hike of the Lone Star Hiking Trail (LSHT) in East Texas. I got my butt kicked for four days, and I was ultimately
I’ll be mailing myself 13 resupply boxes while I’m on the PCT, each packed with roughly five days of food. I’ve posted all of my resupply locations
During my thru-hike, I’ll resupply my food in towns along the way. For towns that have limited or expensive food options, many people choose to mail
I start my PCT journey in early April 2018. It will be my first thru-hike! Here’s who I am and exactly how (un)prepared I feel about it