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The Sierra Nevada Rise from the Horizon: PCT Part 8

The Sierra Nevada Rise from the Horizon: PCT Part 8

Leaving NorCal Remember how I said it was crazy hot in Belden?  So hot that I decided not to leave until after 6pm.  With a huge climb into the Buck's...

Dec 15, 2017 : Righteous
(Trail)Family Fun and Halfway Done: PCT Part 7

(Trail)Family Fun and Halfway Done: PCT Part 7

Picking up where I left you in What's even out there? At our last water source of the day, I caught up with Old Bum and Bullfrog, two hikers I...

Dec 15, 2017 : Righteous
Badger’s PCT Tales: That Time I Was Charged by a Mountain Lion

Badger’s PCT Tales: That Time I Was Charged by a Mountain Lion

We had been seeing large cat prints on trail every day for more than a week. One would think this might prepare me for the possibility an interaction.  It didn't....

Nov 26, 2017 : Zach
Lets Recap the Past Few Hundred Miles

Lets Recap the Past Few Hundred Miles

The past few weeks have been a whirlwind of high miles, cold temperatures, increasing precipitation and relentless winds. After taking Veteran’s Day weekend off, Riley and I hit the trail

Nov 23, 2017 : Kelly Ann Baird
Badger’s PCT Tales: From a High Sierra Blizzard to an Outhouse Floor

Badger’s PCT Tales: From a High Sierra Blizzard to an Outhouse Floor

If there's one universal truth of mountain forecasts, it's that they're not to be trusted.  This is especially true for any predictions made more than 72 hours in the future....

Nov 17, 2017 : Zach
Welcome To My AT

Welcome To My AT

Well I’m starting this thing kinda late. I’m already over a month into my fall/winter SOBO AT hike. But on the bright side this means I already have a ton...

Nov 2, 2017 : Dancing Queen
The Whites Were A Bunch Of White Lies*

The Whites Were A Bunch Of White Lies*

*DISCLAIMER: My experience through the White Mountains/Presidentials has no relation to what other hikers have/are/will experience. The weather changes hourly there and my encounter through the

Oct 29, 2017 : Kelly Ann Baird
It’s Riley’s World and We’re All Just Living In It

It’s Riley’s World and We’re All Just Living In It

I’ve received a lot of questions/comments about Riley’s diet and or safety on the trail. Hopefully this post answers most if not all of those concerns! Diet: Natural Balance dried...

Oct 20, 2017 : Kelly Ann Baird
The Trail Provides…Opportunities for Greatness

The Trail Provides…Opportunities for Greatness

We all know the saying “the trail provides.” It’s used when extraordinary occurrences happen on the trail typically when you are at your darkest moments or happen to need a...

Oct 20, 2017 : Kelly Ann Baird
My PCT B(ack)log

My PCT B(ack)log

I owe you an apology. I set out really determined to not get behind on this project. I know that some of you are here trying to figure out where...

Oct 17, 2017 : Righteous