Tommy Corey

Hey! Twerk here - and yes, I got that trail name exactly how you would think. I hiked about 750 miles of the PCT last year and am returning this year to complete a full thru hike. I'm a photographer in Portland, Oregon and recently turned the dirty 30. I'm a brand ambassador for Hyperlite Mountain Gear and will be posting constantly for my upcoming thru-hike so stay tuned!

Posts

Good Trail Karma.

Good Trail Karma.

It was my first night on trail and I was set up among 25-plus hikers in the tiny campsite next to Hauser Creek (Mile 15). I stared at the ceiling of

Mar 14, 2018 : Tommy Corey
PCT 2017 Photos to Get You Excited For 2018

PCT 2017 Photos to Get You Excited For 2018

As a photographer, hiking the PCT is more than a dream come true.  You always have incredible views and beautiful people at your photographic

Mar 12, 2018 : Tommy Corey
A SOBO’s Song

A SOBO’s Song

"Oh my God, this is the ending. This is over. What is beginning?" Cole Blume, 34.  Eugene, Oregon.     THE BASICS: Start/finish day:

Feb 21, 2018 : Tommy Corey
Return To The PCT With A Vow To Slow Down, Enjoy The Moment

Return To The PCT With A Vow To Slow Down, Enjoy The Moment

Within a week of leaving the trail and saying goodbye to my friends, I was back in Portland and employed at my former job as a bartender.  My first

Jan 17, 2018 : Tommy Corey
The Little Moments

The Little Moments

Beastie Boy (Mike Dennis), 32 from Los Angeles, CA. Mike and I started the PCT from Campo about a week apart.  To this day, we have never

Oct 2, 2017 : Tommy Corey
Big Bear to Hiker Heaven: PCT Portraits III

Big Bear to Hiker Heaven: PCT Portraits III

So this post is going to be a lot less bitching and whining than the last one.  No, I still haven't hit my honeymoon phase with the trail, and I'm

May 27, 2017 : Tommy Corey
Idyllwild to Big Bear: Portraits from the PCT. 

Idyllwild to Big Bear: Portraits from the PCT. 

Before I started the PCT, I thought I was going to be blogging so much more.  I thought I would constantly be posting my thoughts and funny

May 13, 2017 : Tommy Corey
Campo to Warner Springs: Hiker Portraits on the PCT

Campo to Warner Springs: Hiker Portraits on the PCT

Well, the first week has been hard.  Getting up early is not my thing and that's been a major hurdle for me.  Also, being a bartender the last 8

May 1, 2017 : Tommy Corey
PCT 2011: An Interview with Zane Ritt

PCT 2011: An Interview with Zane Ritt

"there was a sign on the ground made out of sticks that a hiker before me had made. It read "REAL LIFE," with an arrow pointing towards the

Apr 4, 2017 : Tommy Corey
Portrait of a Photographer: An Interview with Karen Wang

Portrait of a Photographer: An Interview with Karen Wang

I was originally going to write this piece as a look into Karen Wang's photographic memoirs from her adventure on The Pacific Crest Trail.

Mar 8, 2017 : Tommy Corey