PCT

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
Water, Ice and Snow; Oh My!

Water, Ice and Snow; Oh My!

It was February when it first started; reports of the epic snowfalls hitting the Sierra and Cascade ranges begin filling my social media pages along with the subsequent warnings of...

Jun 23, 2017 : Lisa Howatt
Video Update: Belden to Chester (mile 1284-1329)

Video Update: Belden to Chester (mile 1284-1329)

Deciding to flip north to Belden, water crossings, snow, melted boots, snow, rattlesnakes, snow, rain, snow, and getting to

Jun 21, 2017 : Juliana Chauncey
Video Update: Kennedy Meadows to Lone Pine (mile 702-745)

Video Update: Kennedy Meadows to Lone Pine (mile 702-745)

Memorial Day in Mammoth, Kennedy Meadows, and the start of the

Jun 21, 2017 : Juliana Chauncey
The High Sierra: An Authentic Experience

The High Sierra: An Authentic Experience

Jun 15, 2017 : Sam Getchell
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
This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #PacificCrestTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #PacificCrestTrail

Thru-hiking season is in full throttle on the #PCT! And there are some great photos floating around thanks to all the hikers out there! Unfortunately, if you are reading this...

Jun 4, 2017 : Mackenzie Findeisen
Video Update: Mile 600 to Kennedy Meadows (Mile 702)

Video Update: Mile 600 to Kennedy Meadows (Mile 702)

The last 100 miles of the desert... dry stretches, my first (and only) rattlesnake encounter, Lake Isabella, Kernville, Kennedy Meadows, and catching a

May 28, 2017 : Juliana Chauncey
Big Bear to Hiker Heaven: PCT Portraits III

Big Bear to Hiker Heaven: PCT Portraits III

So this post is going to be a lot less bitching and whining than the last one.  No, I still haven't hit my honeymoon phase with the trail, and I'm not sure...

May 27, 2017 : Tommy Corey
Thanks, Trail Days

Thanks, Trail Days

Greetings, internet world. This past weekend a festival was held in Damascus, VA, to celebrate the Appalachian Trail. Past hikers, current thru hikers, and many outdoor brands were gathered for...

May 25, 2017 : Ashley Schellhase