KTrepp

Korean-Adoptee-American. Student of Geology. Rock Climber. Amateur Mountaineer. Full of Irrational Fears. Also Too Rational. In short, I grew up in Oregon, graduated with a degree in geosciences, and planning to solo thru-hike the PCT, NOBO, in March. I really, really like rocks and there seems to be a lot of them out on the trail.

Posts

A First Week Filled with Crazy, Stormy Nights

A First Week Filled with Crazy, Stormy Nights

I was climbing out of the river valley (Hauser Creek) when darkness was closing in. I managed about 16.5 miles my first day with an inspired

Mar 6, 2019 : KTrepp
Chance of Bad Weather: Going Heavy Gear List

Chance of Bad Weather: Going Heavy Gear List

The 2019 PCT year could be a rough weather year. After talking with a number of trekkers that have quite a bit more long-distance trekking

Feb 21, 2019 : KTrepp
Knocking Knees: The ACL Rupturing Kind

Knocking Knees: The ACL Rupturing Kind

Some thoughts on knee problems, recovery, and trekking from a girl with three ACL surgeries. Over the last few years, I've heard some whisperings

Jan 16, 2019 : KTrepp
The Initial PCT Decision: I Was On A Boat Once

The Initial PCT Decision: I Was On A Boat Once

Narrating about my life and what caused me to miss the dirt, sweat, and tears of trekking. I present the roundabout way I committed to thru-hiking

Jan 13, 2019 : KTrepp