Sierra Tibbetts

Hey there, I am currently hiking the Pacific Crest Trail. I am from Maine and have no experience with rattle snakes, waterless stretches, or injuries. Luckily I have experienced all these things in my first weeks on trail.

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Injury By Mile 50 – What Limping Has Taught Me

Injury By Mile 50 – What Limping Has Taught Me

If you had asked me three months ago what my biggest fear for the trail was, I would have said injury. I didn't care about mountain lions,

May 17, 2018 : Sierra Tibbetts
Morena to Idyllwild; Thoughts on Trail Towns

Morena to Idyllwild; Thoughts on Trail Towns

I think we all have different requirements for towns. Some of us are only there to resupply quickly and get back on trail. Others are there for two

May 16, 2018 : Sierra Tibbetts
The Trails That Led Me Here: Part III

The Trails That Led Me Here: Part III

Check out Part I here. Mount Lafayette, Franconia Notch, NH If I've learned anything about myself this summer, it's that I am so very stubborn.

Dec 21, 2017 : Sierra Tibbetts
The Trails That Led Me Here: Part II

The Trails That Led Me Here: Part II

Alright, so where did we leave off? If you haven’t read Part I, link I was more spooked on this trail than any I have encountered thus far. I

Dec 14, 2017 : Sierra Tibbetts
The Trails That Led Me Here: Part I

The Trails That Led Me Here: Part I

Over the summer, I spent almost every day off from work in the White Mountain National Forest. I was waiting for a hiking partner to want to go with

Dec 13, 2017 : Sierra Tibbetts
Remember This On The Bad Days

Remember This On The Bad Days

We’ve all heard it said time and time again- a thru hike is more mentally challenging than physically. This idea makes me think of Dixie’s videos

Nov 22, 2017 : Sierra Tibbetts
Pacific Crest Vlog, My Hiker Introduction

Pacific Crest Vlog, My Hiker Introduction

And here it is, my first video for The Trek! In this video, I discuss some basic information about myself and my first gear purchases!

Nov 14, 2017 : Sierra Tibbetts
So, I Returned My Pack

So, I Returned My Pack

In my last post I described permit day. I wrote of the excitement and anxiety, as well as the ceremonial purchasing of our packs. We were so thrilled

Nov 7, 2017 : Sierra Tibbetts
PCT Permit Day 2018

PCT Permit Day 2018

November 1st was a very important day for Pacific Crest Trail North bound hikers. It was our first permit day! The Pacific Crest Trail Association

Nov 3, 2017 : Sierra Tibbetts
Why I Am Hiking The PCT Before The AT

Why I Am Hiking The PCT Before The AT

There are two types of hikers. There are the quiet folks like Carty, who have told only a select few of her upcoming adventure. Then there are people

Nov 2, 2017 : Sierra Tibbetts