Hi, my name is Lucia Kalkman, and am a 2022 NOBO PCT hiker. I am a 20 year old woman from the Netherlands, currently studying Electrical Engineering in Eindhoven. Where my normal life consists of a very full agenda, I look forward to having an empty agenda for 6 months, and to just think about walking, eating and sleeping. I like meeting new people and pushing my boundaries, and I am curious what the PCT will bring me.
OK, maybe the title is a bit misleading. As was on a postcard we found in a trail log near Tehachapi, 'we do not remember days, we remember
We have been on trail for more than three weeks now and hiked over 250 miles. As a duo, it is sometimes hard to find a rhythm that fits the both of
We've reached 100 miles! And they have been filled with many new experiences. We've seen sun, rain, and snow, we met a lot of new people, and my
Over the past weeks, as we approached our start date, the stress increased. A couple of weeks ago, when I just finished my bachelor's, I was still
What? I will be attempting a thru-hike of the PCT, from Campo to Manning Park, starting in late March. Who? Hi everyone! I am Lucia Kalkman,