Liliana Hallman

Hey, I'm Liliana. After 18 years of exploring the north shore of Lake Superior I decided to move cross country to Portland, Oregon. I left Minneapolis with my 2003 Honda Civic and spent the summer visiting national parks along the way. That trip reminded me how spectacular America's wilderness areas are. I'm so glad I get to continue exploring them in 2018 on the Pacific Crest Trail.

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My Evolving Gear List: How my Pack Lost 10 Pounds

My Evolving Gear List: How my Pack Lost 10 Pounds

When I began backpacking, about a year and a half ago, my base weight was around 23-25 pounds. I'm saying around because I never actually weighed my

Jan 29, 2018 : Liliana Hallman
2017 was the Year of Fire and Ice. What’s next?

2017 was the Year of Fire and Ice. What’s next?

Wildfires on the PCT While following several thru-hiker's social media accounts this year, it was hard not to notice how the trail was disturbed by

Nov 16, 2017 : Liliana Hallman
Black Friday: REI Says Opt-Outside, but I Won’t

Black Friday: REI Says Opt-Outside, but I Won’t

Black Friday: To Opt-Outside, or to Shop? As November has begun, people are starting to think about what they’re thankful for. With November comes

Nov 9, 2017 : Liliana Hallman
On Young Women Traveling Alone – Just Pack Up and Go

On Young Women Traveling Alone – Just Pack Up and Go

How I started Solo Backpacking at Seventeen For the past decade or so, my dad and I have watched Lord of the Rings every year together. He would

Nov 2, 2017 : Liliana Hallman