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PCT Week 15: July 4th Storms, Paradise Lake, and Reaching Oregon

PCT Week 15: July 4th Storms, Paradise Lake, and Reaching Oregon

Castle Crags Wilderness   It is finally time to leave Dunsmuir and into Castle Crags we go. The days of rest help with the climb as we pass many day...

Aug 6, 2022 : Thomas Allie
PCT Week 14: Heatwave, Shasta, and Mile 1500

PCT Week 14: Heatwave, Shasta, and Mile 1500

Burney Falls It’s 100+ today and as you can imagine it’s impossible to hike. Luckily we are only 8 miles from Burney Falls, a perfect place to hide from the...

Jul 26, 2022 : Thomas Allie
Trail Marshall on Thru-Hiking Culture and Hiking the Mountains to Sea Trail in Winter

Trail Marshall on Thru-Hiking Culture and Hiking the Mountains to Sea Trail in Winter

The Mountains To Sea Trail, one of America’s newer long distance trails, has relatively few hikers on it but is growing in popularity. The story Trail Marshall gives insight into...

Jul 20, 2022 : Bloodhound
A Message To Those Who Have Trauma

A Message To Those Who Have Trauma

TW: Sexual Assault • • • Today, exactly 3 years ago, (July 13th) I was sexually assaulted. My life changed in that single moment. I went from being a human...

Jul 18, 2022 : Alyssa Kroeker
PCT Week 13: Reaching Half Way, Lassen, and a Realization

PCT Week 13: Reaching Half Way, Lassen, and a Realization

Even more storms, Even more burn areas After a well taken zero in Quincy, Build-a-Bear and I head back into more burn area. Rain and thunderstorms are expected so we...

Jul 16, 2022 : Thomas Allie
Trail Magic (Marlene) and Humps

Trail Magic (Marlene) and Humps

The Beauty Of Marlene After almost 400 miles I finally found myself face to face with an angel. She goes by the name Marlene. I came down to Hughes Gap...

Jul 15, 2022 : Brit
PCT Week 12: Sierra Buttes, Fire Zones, and Quincy

PCT Week 12: Sierra Buttes, Fire Zones, and Quincy

Last bit of snow (for now) Making my way out of Truckee, I reunite with Mountain Goat. It’s been quite a while since I last saw him, last time being...

Jul 8, 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 "Oats" 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