Quinton Peters

NoBo 2022 PCT Thru Hiker from Central Wisconsin. Also known as Sweatsuit on trail. I am an avid conservationist with a passion for bringing attention to and protecting public land. I also make custom hiking posters that can be found on my Etsy store: SweatsuitMaps

Posts

Long Time, No See: Mile 369-906

Long Time, No See: Mile 369-906

Well, there’s no way to sugar coat this, I have been quite aloof with posting my adventures on trail. Quite honestly I have been rolling with the

Jun 13, 2022 : Quinton Peters
Turd in the Punchbowl: A Dose of Civilization on Trail, Mile 77-369

Turd in the Punchbowl: A Dose of Civilization on Trail, Mile 77-369

Wow, what a title, but more on that later. It’s been quite some time since I have updated you from the trail. My last post was from Julian and

May 7, 2022 : Quinton Peters
Starting Off on the Left Foot: Mile 0-77

Starting Off on the Left Foot: Mile 0-77

We did it folks, made it to trail.  Well, not actually as I type this on my last day working my regular job.  Fittingly, a slow day in the orthopedic

Apr 18, 2022 : Quinton Peters
Backpack Tax Revision: The Error in My Ways

Backpack Tax Revision: The Error in My Ways

This is a follow up piece to a previous article I wrote about a supposed “Backpacking Tax.” To better understand my ramblings I would recommend you

Apr 8, 2022 : Quinton Peters
Backpack Tax: Is it Time Hikers Pay Their Fair Share?

Backpack Tax: Is it Time Hikers Pay Their Fair Share?

Is it time for the backpacking community to take a financial stance to support the lands we all enjoy? My answer is definitely maybe, but we will get to that later.

Mar 20, 2022 : Quinton Peters
PCT Permits: A Conservationist’s Point of View 

PCT Permits: A Conservationist’s Point of View 

Exploring PCT permit allocations using the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation.

Feb 22, 2022 : Quinton Peters
PCT Gear List: Enjoying the Classics

PCT Gear List: Enjoying the Classics

Practical gear for the long haul.

Feb 13, 2022 : Quinton Peters
Trials and Titillation: The Ups and Downs of Planning a Thru-Hike

Trials and Titillation: The Ups and Downs of Planning a Thru-Hike

Exploring the roller coaster of emotions you're bound to encounter when planning a long distance hike.

Feb 5, 2022 : Quinton Peters