J. Taylor Bell

j. taylor bell (he/him) is from Fort Worth, Texas, and is probably sitting in traffic right now. He is a volunteer wildland firefighter and an extremely enthusiastic birdwatcher. He also has a collection of poetry titled HELLO CRUEL WORLD (Wendy’s Subway, 2021) and will be starting PhD research at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia whenever it’s safe. Peep some extremely occasional twitter banter, or wave hello @jtaylorbell1 @disco_steww

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After This Year’s Fire Season, Is a Southbound PCT Thru-Hike Still Possible?

After This Year’s Fire Season, Is a Southbound PCT Thru-Hike Still Possible?

Let's not beat around the (burning) bush: wildfire season in the west is starting earlier every year, and it's lasting longer. It has become

Oct 13, 2021 : J. Taylor Bell
Congrats to these 2021 PCT Thru-Hikers: Week of October 11

Congrats to these 2021 PCT Thru-Hikers: Week of October 11

Well, it's been another bizarre and wonderful year for hiking the PCT. And to that end, we wanted to extend a big congrats to everyone who managed to

Oct 12, 2021 : J. Taylor Bell
Congrats to These 2021 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Week of October 4

Congrats to These 2021 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: Week of October 4

Look at all these beautiful people! It warms the heart to see so many intrepid hikers braving every torrential thunderstorm, hand-over-foot climb,

Oct 5, 2021 : J. Taylor Bell
Congrats to These 2021 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Week of September 28

Congrats to These 2021 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Week of September 28

Well, it's been another bizarre and wonderful year for hiking the PCT. And to that end, we wanted to extend a big congrats to everyone who managed to

Sep 30, 2021 : J. Taylor Bell