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.
Tough decisions sweetened with coffee and cream It’s all such a routine until all of a sudden maybe you’re getting off
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
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
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.
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
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