PCT

His and Her SOBO PCT Gear

His and Her SOBO PCT Gear

After a year of hard work, saving, and gear adjustments, we are about to take our first steps on the Pacific Crest Trail today! Leaving the Appalachian Trail we knew...

Jun 20, 2019 : Koty Sapp
Me, My Phone, and a Hard Place

Me, My Phone, and a Hard Place

I knew a climb was coming just ahead on yet another hot one in the desert. I still had a day to get to Warner Pass and the heat was...

Jun 19, 2019 : Daya
Days Seven to Ten: Night Hiking, Wind Farms, and MAGIC

Days Seven to Ten: Night Hiking, Wind Farms, and MAGIC

Day 7 - Hiker Town and Highway 138 to Trail Sign (mi 517.6 - mi 529.3) Night hiking AGAIN. We were hiking through the aqueduct for the most part. ALL...

Jun 18, 2019 : Cecelia Taylor
Falling in Love on the Pacific Crest Trail

Falling in Love on the Pacific Crest Trail

Sorry, it's been a long time since my last post. After 50 days on trail (March to April), I guess I have no idea what’s going on anymore. No kidding,...

Jun 15, 2019 : KTrepp
Day 4 – Day 6: Bees, Pee Rags, and Cowboy Camping

Day 4 – Day 6: Bees, Pee Rags, and Cowboy Camping

Day 4 - San Francisquito Valley Rd to Tent site (mi 478.2 - mi 489.9) Finally got back on the trail with Cubby (aka Beast Cub) at 6PM. We hiked...

Jun 13, 2019 : Cecelia Taylor
Hiking the Real Hike: Day 1, Day 2, and Ow!

Hiking the Real Hike: Day 1, Day 2, and Ow!

It’s been a long time coming. A year of planning, months of buying the never ending gear list, and hiking as much as I could with my pack. But the...

Jun 10, 2019 : Cecelia Taylor
Week One on the PCT: Roller Coaster of Highs and Lows

Week One on the PCT: Roller Coaster of Highs and Lows

The first week on the trail made a huge impact on me already. I started in nice cool weather and then lost momentum when the rain poured. Having a cold...

Jun 1, 2019 : Kali Cecil
Training for the PCT: Balmex, Butt Wipes, and Snot Rockets

Training for the PCT: Balmex, Butt Wipes, and Snot Rockets

Have I been training? The real answer is no. But I am prepared. Not that prepared means this will be a piece of cake. Prepared in the sense that I...

May 31, 2019 : Cecelia Taylor
Connecting Positively With Trail Angels

Connecting Positively With Trail Angels

I was in the car with Lynn and he was driving me to REI from Wrightwood, about a half hour away. My air mattress had a slow leak and I...

May 27, 2019 : Daya
The One Where Winter Is Coming

The One Where Winter Is Coming

"When the snow falls and the white winds blow, the lone wolf dies but the pack survives” GOT I have my experience with snow, coming from Germany and traveling in...

May 18, 2019 : Oreo_on_the_road