Kevin Elens

Kevin likes to see new things and has an affinity for red hats. In 2016 for no particular reason he decided to go for a big walk. With eyes on walking clear across the country he set out on the PCT where he was affectionately known as Gump.

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The PCT in 2017: What Changed?

The PCT in 2017: What Changed?

A lot changes along the 2650 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail every year.  Here are the updates I have come across. Trail Reopenings, Closures, and

May 21, 2017 : Kevin Elens
2017 a big year for ticks in the Northeast?

2017 a big year for ticks in the Northeast?

The Forbidding Forecast for Lime disease in Northeast it is worth paying attention to. The reasoning follows that a Virginia to Maryland is known

Mar 5, 2017 : Kevin Elens
PCT California Section A:  A 107-Mile Intro to the Desert

PCT California Section A: A 107-Mile Intro to the Desert

At a glance: Mom's Pie House in Julian (Thanks!), the diversity of cacti north of Scissors Crossing, and Eagle Rock. Eagle Rock

Mar 3, 2017 : Kevin Elens
The PCT’s Comprehensive Management Plan: a look into trail history

The PCT’s Comprehensive Management Plan: a look into trail history

Standing at the Mexican border staring towards Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail I noticed that the trail was established by an act of congress on

Feb 19, 2017 : Kevin Elens