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The Questions

The Questions

Acronym Party Because there ain't no party like an acronym party, the PCT is chock full of them. Let's learn! The PCT is - yep, you guessed it - the...

Jun 25, 2017 : Kate Bradley
Ace: A Woman of Dogged Determination

Ace: A Woman of Dogged Determination

As Dad (what soon became his trail name after summiting Katahdin) and I stumbled into Bald Mountain Brook Lean-to, we were greeted by my mother, Ace. She had brought food...

Jun 25, 2017 : Keckeley Habel
The Mountains on Their Own Terms: PCT Part 1

The Mountains on Their Own Terms: PCT Part 1

Coming to you from Winthrop, WA: My introduction to the Pacific Crest Trail has been so much more than I could have ever asked for.  It is so very different...

Jun 25, 2017 : Henry Slocum
Facing my fears….trusting God’s timing

Facing my fears….trusting God’s timing

Before starting my hike on the AT, I thought my greatest fear was "being abandoned" or "being alone"...especially in the woods....in the dark with roaches and spiders...away from civilization. I

Jun 24, 2017 : KatBird & Trail
God gives us a flip-flop!

God gives us a flip-flop!

They say "when you make plans, God laughs". Isn't that the truth?! There are countless things in our lives that have NOT gone according to plan. But we are human beings, not...

Jun 17, 2017 : KatBird & Trail
Katahdin and The 100-Mile Wilderness

Katahdin and The 100-Mile Wilderness

Katahdin Was... Exciting, invigorating, scary, fun, and tiring. It is a 10.4 mile round trip from Katahdin Stream Campground (KSC) to Baxter Peak with a 4179 feet elevation change. There...

Jun 14, 2017 : Tom Abel
Physical Preparations for a Thru-Hike

Physical Preparations for a Thru-Hike

I consider myself to be a fit person.  In no way am I saying I am going to win any races or competitions, but I have what I would consider...

Jun 14, 2017 : Megan Landstine
Yes, I’m ready!

Yes, I’m ready!

I've been trying to talk soothingly to the legion of butterflies in my stomach in order to calm them down.  Yes, I'm ready.  They flutter on, not convinced that I...

Jun 13, 2017 : Henry Slocum
Posts, Treks, and Questions

Posts, Treks, and Questions

I wrote a post (Blog Entry) on Sunday, 6.4.17 (Knowing I would have no chance on Monday) ... I hit post and my l-o-n-g entry disappeared :-(  So today, June...

Jun 6, 2017 : Major League
Only Three More Days

Only Three More Days

Three days from now I will summit Katahdin again. This time I will take Hunt Trail (the Appalachian Trail in Baxter State Park). The following day, I will head south to...

May 29, 2017 : Tom Abel