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PCT Week 10: Recovery, Return, Optimism

PCT Week 10: Recovery, Return, Optimism

Recovery I am truly blessed by the kindness of strangers and friends who helped me recover much faster than expected. In Bishop I was taken in by a trail angel,...

Jun 26, 2022 : Thomas Allie
PCT Week 8: Entering the Sierra

PCT Week 8: Entering the Sierra

Off to Kennedy Meadows It is finally time, I’m headed towards the Sierra. I have been looking forward to this section since I started my journey and Kennedy Meadows South...

Jun 17, 2022 : Thomas Allie
22 Trek Bloggers on the Pacific Crest Trail You Should Be Following in 2022

22 Trek Bloggers on the Pacific Crest Trail You Should Be Following in 2022

As the snow melts in the PCT's Sierra Mountains and Katahdin opens to AT hikers, we find ourselves deep in the throes of thru-hiking season once more. For months now,...

Jun 13, 2022 : Katie Houston
Beauty…Comes At A Price

Beauty…Comes At A Price

Forester. Kearsarge. Glen. Pinchot. Mather. Bishop. Muir. Selden. Silver. Mammoth. Island. Donahue.    At 942.5 miles on the PCT, these are the names we’ve come to know and suffer. Each...

Jun 4, 2022 : Wesley Black
The People and The Mother

The People and The Mother

“In dedication to those we have hiked, do hike, and will hike alongside on the Pacific Crest Trail”    1:30AM. “Bing. Beep. &@$$&@$” Basecamp’s alarm sounded off in the morning...

May 17, 2022 : Wesley Black
PCT Week 6: Nero’s, 500, and the Mojave

PCT Week 6: Nero’s, 500, and the Mojave

Acton & Agua Dulche, a Quick Nero This is the first week that doesn’t start from a zero out of town, much rather it begins with a nero into Acton....

Apr 22, 2022 : Thomas Allie
PCT Week 5: Summits, Road Walks, and lots of Trail Magic

PCT Week 5: Summits, Road Walks, and lots of Trail Magic

Wrightwood, a Perfect Trail Town An early morning starts our descent into Wrightwood. We reach highway 2 where we get a hitch into town. Let me start by just saying,...

Apr 21, 2022 : Thomas Allie
PCT Week 4: Night Hikes, Condensation and a Birthday Climb

PCT Week 4: Night Hikes, Condensation and a Birthday Climb

Leaving Big Bear with a New Mindset Big Bear is a turning point for me. Nearly 300 miles in and I reassure myself of my own journey. Realizing this, it...

Apr 21, 2022 : Thomas Allie
Finding Community After Combat: An Interview with Tony DePricio of Warrior Expeditions

Finding Community After Combat: An Interview with Tony DePricio of Warrior Expeditions

Hi y’all, Oats here! I’m the Social Media Wiz for The Trek back on IG Live with another interview from the Appalachian Trail. Today, I am joined by one of...

Apr 19, 2022 : Katie Houston
Your Body is a Miraculous Machine!

Your Body is a Miraculous Machine!

Thru-hiking has taught me a lot about my body, which I feel is empowering. It's shown me that we humans are amazing and capable! As I feel my body adapt...

Apr 17, 2022 : Olivia Gerstenbacher