Hi, I'm Sofia (she/her) and after hiking 500ish miles of the UK in 2020 and 2021, I've decided it's time to jet off to (hopefully) less rainy terrain. I'll be hiking the PCT NOBO in 2022 and can't wait to share my trials and tribulations on here. Stay tuned to find out how many desert sunsets make me cry along the way.
It is often said of the Pacific Crest Trail that it is the people that make it worthwhile. I knew this would be the case before I started: the social
So I left you right where we left the PCT: hitching west from Rainy Pass to Ross Lake. We were on our way to pick up kayaks so that we could paddle
I've been saying since my very first day on the PCT that time has been flying, but my god did the second half of trail pass by at the speed of light.
As I neared the end of Northern California, I found myself leaving the group that I had been hiking with since Yosemite. I didn't do this on purpose,
I'm taking a break from my chronological blogging to write a bit about the burn zones in Northern California. I spent much of last week walking
I had been told that the scenery changed pretty quickly once you left Kennedy Meadows and this turned out to be very true. Within the first 10 miles,
The second half of the desert flew by even faster than the first. I mean this both figuratively, because time seemed to speed up, and literally,
Somehow, in the blink of an eye, I am 369 miles and 25 days into this journey. As soon as my feet hit the trail, the days were full and exhausting
After spending a full year dreaming about this hike, my start date is now exactly one month away. You’d think that after such a long time I would be
Hi, I'm Sofia and I am just another one of the hopeful PCT '22 thru-hikers. Coming from the UK, I’ve had a lot of people question why on earth I would want to do something like this, so here’s a little insight into my “why”.