Mitch Baertlein

Hey there! I'm Mitch, and come May 2019 I'll be heading NOBO on the PCT. This will be my first thru-hike attempt, but I've been doing short sections of the trail in Oregon with my mom for a couple of years. I've been in the solar industry since I graduated with a BS in Electrical Engineering, so I figured it's time to soak up a little sun myself in the great outdoors.


Why My List of Reasons Isn’t a List

Why My List of Reasons Isn’t a List

I've sat down at a computer about 100 times now with the intention of making a list of reasons for why I'm hiking the PCT this year. And each time

Mar 4, 2019 : Mitch Baertlein