Hello! My name is Sam, but on trail, they call me Prom King. I hiked 600 miles of the PCT in 2019 before getting injured and coming off trail. After healing, I went and thru-hiked the Colorado Trail later that summer. I love the outdoors, feel indifferent about walking, and hate the rain (when on trail). That being said, I'll probably get talked into hiking the AT...
Introduction Many different forms of media informed my experience on my Colorado Trail thru-hike: while I walked hundreds of miles without any form
Before I begin, please allow me to apologize for not posting in the last 500 miles—I did not realize how challenging it would carve out a few hours
It is utterly impossible to summarize my experience over these past ten days in a blog post. It's utterly impossible to summarize my experience in my
These questions are just as much a request for my future self as they are a questionnaire for my past self. I sat on this blog post, waffling between
(If you haven't already, a read of my previous blog post might be a helpful preface to this trip report.) Preface Because I leave for the PCT in a
I sit at dinner with one of my older sisters and my parents. I’ve become bad at conversing, for thoughts of the PCT have consumed all of my available
Who am I, anyway? Not to brag, but I'm a member of the 1%. Well, probably not the 1% of which you are thinking; I will be a member of the 1% of