Lightning Rod

Sup? I'm Lightning Rod, I'm a NorCal native and expert in nothing. I've thru hiked the TRT 2020, and will be thru hiking the PCT 2022. I'm probably a human electrical conductor, so there's that.

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PCT Q&A

PCT Q&A

This past month, I have been collecting questions that I receive from Instagram, coworkers, family, friends and the like. Here are some of those

Jan 23, 2022 : Lightning Rod
The Tahoe Rim Trail.

The Tahoe Rim Trail.

First thing’s first - what is the Tahoe Rim Trail? The Tahoe Rim Trail is a 165 mile hiking trail that circumnavigates the entirety of Lake Tahoe.

Dec 31, 2021 : Lightning Rod
The Truth About Long-Distance Backpacking

The Truth About Long-Distance Backpacking

It isn’t always fun. Well… no shit. But there’s a definite difference between saying you understand it’s not always fun and experiencing it not

Dec 23, 2021 : Lightning Rod
Why I’m Thru-Hiking the PCT

Why I’m Thru-Hiking the PCT

Sup?! My name is Maddie, my trail name is Lightning Rod, and I’m a NorCal native. This is my first time being alive, so I’m kinda new to this. I

Dec 18, 2021 : Lightning Rod