Vanessa Dodd

April 2019 I will start my PCT NOBO thru hike. I am from Shellharbour, New South Wales, Australia. I am a wife and a mother to a 9 year old daughter, we have a mortgage, we have bills and we both work full time. I served 20 years in the Royal Australian Navy. With my families support, I will travel to the other side of the world and embark on the greatest adventure of my life, thru hiking the PCT.

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The Waiting Room for PCT NOBO Permits

The Waiting Room for PCT NOBO Permits

On Sept. 29, 2018, the Pacific Crest Trail Association (PCTA) announced details for obtaining permits for the 2019 thru-hiking season, especially for

Nov 16, 2018 : Vanessa Dodd
You Want to Hike, But Have a Family, Responsibilities

You Want to Hike, But Have a Family, Responsibilities

This is me, and probably many of you reading this. To put it into perspective, I haven’t just left school and going into a gap year and I’m not

Nov 4, 2018 : Vanessa Dodd