I fell in love with backpacking in the canyons of southern Utah and haven't been able to quit since. After getting my degree in Kinesiology with an option in Outdoor Education, I hit the Pacific Crest trail in 2014. Totally addicted, I decided to try the Appalachian trail in 2015. Now i'm off to New Zealand to see what a thru-hike is like overseas before heading home to finish my triple crown on the Continental Divide trail!
My first encounter with Chacos was in the desert along the Pacific Crest trail. As I sat huddled under my tarp for some shade during the heat of
A look into the group dynamics that occur on a thru hike.
Some tips on getting through the first 700 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail.
The trials and tribulations of trying to choose the best gear options for you and the trail.
I miss it all. I miss the trail. I miss the constant feeling of knowing where I'm going. The pull of the trail that drags you forward for six long
The fears and nerves associated with the decision to thru hike.