Skunkbear

Kendra "Skunkbear" Allenby is a professional cartoonist for the New Yorker, the Red Cross and many other magazines and organizations as well as a food-scarfing, sketchbook-filling piece of hiker trash. She teaches cartooning and travel drawing and has thru hiked the PCT, CDT, CT, TRT and the Camino de Santiago (Camino Frances) and thru biked across the US (southern tier) - each time drawing the whole way. She’s currently on the Pacific Northwest Trail.

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Injury and Aftermath – Priest Lake to Bonner’s Ferry

Injury and Aftermath – Priest Lake to Bonner’s Ferry

You take the high road and I take the low road Twig and Wolverine head up to Lion’s Head ridge for a burly bushwhack (the infamous heights-filled

Aug 4, 2022 : Skunkbear
I respect private property, but does it respect me?

I respect private property, but does it respect me?

Sure, they’re just signs. But miles of them weigh you down. I try to be respectful as a thru hiker - aware of the places I move through, the

Jul 31, 2022 : Skunkbear
New Trail, Same Mindgames

New Trail, Same Mindgames

 Coming into Town… I still underestimate my smell. I still think just because my feet don’t hurt at first, maybe they’ll never hurt again.

Jul 20, 2022 : Skunkbear
The Best Advice You Can Never Take – because you’re thru hiking

The Best Advice You Can Never Take – because you’re thru hiking

PNT Trail Update: Oroville to Republic On our way to resupply in Republic… “It’s like raiiiin on your wedding day…It’s the good adviiice

Jul 19, 2022 : Skunkbear
Not ‘the Trip of a Lifetime’ but a Lifetime of Trips – summering on the Pacific Northwest Trail

Not ‘the Trip of a Lifetime’ but a Lifetime of Trips – summering on the Pacific Northwest Trail

Hi, I'm Skunkbear. I’m a professional cartoonist, avid coffee drinker, and food-scarfing, mile-eating thru hiker. This year I'm hiking the

Jul 12, 2022 : Skunkbear