Terri is an author, coach, speaker, sport psychology consultant and ultra-endurance athlete. A former 10-year professional triathlete focusing on the IRONMAN® distance, she expanded her challenges to include adventure racing with the inception of the Eco Challenge in 1995, as well as ultrarunning and mountaineering. Terri earned a degree in exercise physiology as well as a master’s degree in sport psychology with a research emphasis on risk taking and team dynamics. While Santa Cruz, CA and Burlington, WA, remain her home bases, she spends time each year volunteering in Bhutan while continuing to explore and adventure around the globe. Terri looks forward to celebrating her 60th birthday on the Pacific Crest Trail this summer. For more information, visit www.terrischneider.net.
PCT Update—2037 Wolverine Miles Completed: Washington, Fire Impact and What Does It Mean To Complete the Trail?
I would venture to debate that per mile Washington is the toughest 505 mile stretch on the entire Pacific Crest Trail. With its ‘young’ vertical
On day three of five in Section K, between Stevens Pass and Stehekin, I was brought to my knees literally and emotionally. Emotions were on edge and
PCT Update—1651 Wolverine Miles Completed: Washington Welcome, Steep Terrain and Gorgeous Views—Unless There is Smoke.
Leaving Cascade Locks on the northern border of Oregon we crossed the Columbia River into Washington over the infamous Bridge of the Gods. And it was
Thus far, hiking Oregon has been like the nice, mostly-easy-going friend who is relatively pleasant to look at, but who can occasionally show up a
Crossed the border into Oregon a couple days ago with mixed emotions. I am indeed in Oregon, but due to my forward flip, still have a big chunk of
Feeling pretty worked, I took two zero’s (zero miles hiking on these days) after coming out at Tuolumne Meadows and then reluctantly ventured out on
Pacific Crest Trail Update: The Majesty and Indifference of the Southern Sierra (a.k.a. The Gorgeous Sierra Doesn’t Give a Shit About You)
A few days out of Kennedy Meadows we got word that one of our enthusiastic, experienced, and committed fellow PCT hikers was considering quitting the
On May 20, we headed out of Tehachapi hiking along then up from Hwy 58. Cool morning, pleasant sunrise, just like most days have been in the
Yes, I’m still trucking along! Here are a few snippets from the last few weeks. Urban/Wilderness Juxtaposition When we left Hwy 15 at Cajon
San Jacinto: After taking a zero day (zero miles hiked) on day 9 outside of Warner Springs, we headed out again with a couple of friends who