Hey there! I'm Lindsey - also known by my trail name, Flash Gordon. I thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2013 with no plans to do another long-distance hike. 5 years later...here I am planning my 2018 Pacific Crest Trail thru-hike along with my fiancé and hiking partner, Miles To Go!
Leaving Tehachapi wasn’t like leaving the other previous town stops. This time, we were officially entering the Sierra Nevada range! While the trail
After a nero day at Hiker Heaven, we somehow found the will to wake up at 4 a.m. to head back to the trail. We walked a mile down from the Saufleys
When we left Wrightwood, we were excited to hit the trail again, yet it was also tough. Leaving the comforts of town can be difficult, but then there
Somehow, the miles continue to rack up and I'm amazed that we've been out here for almost one month! The mental struggles during our first few days
As our spirits rise and our injuries subside (for now), we find ourselves 80 more miles farther on trail and setting our sights on McDonald's at Cajon Pass.
My first week on the trail was a whirlwind and mentally tougher than I ever could have imagined. Miles and I took an unplanned zero in Warner Springs
It was entirely surreal that we were actually beginning our hike the morning we drove up to the monument. Like many NOBOs, we stayed at Scout and
Pacific Crest Trail day one is quickly approaching as my checklist becomes smaller with each passing day. A list of items that seemed to grow
When I began my gear research for the PCT, it only made sense to begin with taking inventory of what I already had in my possession. In 2013, I
Let's get right to the gear. Below is my 2018 PCT gear list. Base Weight = 13.28 pounds A few points before we dive in. --I am hiking with my