Hi there, my name's Tom(pronouns he/him) and I'm attempting to hike the Pacific Crest Trail this year, April 2023. I'm 32 years old, born and raised in New Jersey and currently living in a few different places out of my 2019 Ford Transit. Winter is by far my favorite season, so I'm hoping my love for the snow translates into a love for this record snow year!
Tremors As I'd moved forward approaching the Antelope Valley Freeway, I found the friction of my leg chafe had quickly left my running shorts
Animal Style Descending from fuller ridge is a long painful day but the views offered of the valley below are unmatched. We reach the Interstate
Finding A Groove As I set out thru Southern California and beyond, what's really striking to me (and everyone else), is the water. Water is
The first steps I took on this journey, I took many years ago. It was clicking on that National Geographic video back in 2011 and discovering thru
What Not To Take: My PCT Gear List
Choosing the tools that will help to carry me from Mexico to Canada proved to be an increasingly difficult task. Despite my best efforts to be my own
Hiker Intro and the Pre-Trail Jitters
Who Am I? What's my story? Right about now, I should be introducing myself with a goofy trail name like Cheeseburger, Manzanita, or Bridge Troll.