Titouan Le Roux

My name is Titouan, I am 25 years old and I'll be attempting to thru-hike the PCT in 2023. I am a French filmmaker/photographer who loves sports, movies, music, and being outside.

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Part Thirteen – Out of the Sierra, Not Out of the Snow: Starting NorCal

Part Thirteen – Out of the Sierra, Not Out of the Snow: Starting NorCal

My last night in the Sierra was very windy and therefore, sleepless. At around 3:00 am, having been only able to sleep about an hour, I decided to

Nov 26, 2023 : Titouan Le Roux
Part Twelve – Faster Alone, Further Together: The End of the Sierra

Part Twelve – Faster Alone, Further Together: The End of the Sierra

The morning following my fall, I woke up to the Milky Way gently shining in the dark sky. I took a moment to appreciate the view, to appreciate my

Nov 19, 2023 : Titouan Le Roux
Part Eleven – Fear in the Sierra

Part Eleven – Fear in the Sierra

On Monday, June 12th, we left Bishop for the second time to return to the trail, leaving behind us the comfort of town life and the warmth of being

Nov 12, 2023 : Titouan Le Roux
Part Ten – The High Sierra

Part Ten – The High Sierra

The Real Fun Begins Throughout the night, storms continued rolling over our campsite. The snow kept falling, pushing against the roof of my tent. We

Nov 5, 2023 : Titouan Le Roux
Part Nine – On Top of the Pacific Crest Trail

Part Nine – On Top of the Pacific Crest Trail

The Approach Thursday, June 1st. I woke up in the middle of the night to a light shining through the wall of my tent. “Who is up at this time?” I

Oct 29, 2023 : Titouan Le Roux
Part Eight – Entering the Sierra Nevada

Part Eight – Entering the Sierra Nevada

Welcome to the Sierra On Friday, May 26th, our group of five (Beer Slide, Twigs, Shortcut, Buddy, and I) left Kennedy Meadows South in the morning

Oct 22, 2023 : Titouan Le Roux
Part Seven – Once Upon A Time in the West (mile 454 to mile 702.2)

Part Seven – Once Upon A Time in the West (mile 454 to mile 702.2)

Our group, now composed of Beer Slide, Shortcut, Twigs, Ghost, and I, left the oasis of Agua Dulce and headed back into the high grasses and dry

Oct 15, 2023 : Titouan Le Roux
Part Six – Let It Snow (mile 342 to mile 454)

Part Six – Let It Snow (mile 342 to mile 454)

Going into the town of Wrightwood, I was notified by other hikers that a snowstorm was expected to land on Baden-Powell this upcoming Thursday. Today

Oct 8, 2023 : Titouan Le Roux
Part Five – Adapt and Overcome (mile 314.3 to mile 342)

Part Five – Adapt and Overcome (mile 314.3 to mile 342)

Blowin' in the Wind Monday, May 1st. I got dropped off at the Deep Creek trailhead after spending a night at the Joshua Inn, a biker's bar that let

Oct 1, 2023 : Titouan Le Roux
Part Four – Another day, another mountain (mile 239.9 – 314.3)

Part Four – Another day, another mountain (mile 239.9 – 314.3)

We have now left the San Jacinto range and are heading back up towards the San Bernardino mountains. Another day, another mountain. Out of the

Jul 1, 2023 : Titouan Le Roux