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My first PCT black bear encounter.. audio Clipz

My first PCT black bear encounter.. audio Clipz

Here’s some thoughts I had after running into my first black bear all alone on trail. It was a sow and two cubs about 15 ft off trail!

Jun 17, 2018 : Olympia
PCT update K

PCT update K

Update video for section K which covers from Echo lake to Donner summit. Enjoy! Chris

Jun 16, 2018 : Chris Guynn
The John Muir Trail: 211 Miles of Bucket-List Hiking

The John Muir Trail: 211 Miles of Bucket-List Hiking

Length: 211 miles, plus another 10 to get off Mt Whitney Location: The trail runs from Yosemite National Park to the peak of Mt Whitney Trail Type: Shuttle end-to-end Scenery:...

Jun 15, 2018 : Jim Rahtz
PCT Hammock Setup and Section L update

PCT Hammock Setup and Section L update

Hey Guys! I'm a little behind on updates but I put one together for section L from Donner Summit to Sierra City. It was only a few days so I...

Jun 14, 2018 : Chris Guynn
The North Country National Scenic Trail Extension Plan

The North Country National Scenic Trail Extension Plan

The expansion of the The expansion of the North Country National Scenic Trail is slowly but surely turning into a reality. Where Will the North Country Trail Connect? The authorization...

Jun 14, 2018 : Andrea Davis
Crossing Spain on Foot: 1,000 Miles of Epic Terrain

Crossing Spain on Foot: 1,000 Miles of Epic Terrain

Spain was the second country of the 2PVA adventure and had many surprises for us. For two months we hiked 1,500 kilometers, crossed 8 of the 17 autonomous communities of...

Jun 14, 2018 : Deux Pas Vers L Autre
Go Into the Mountains with Utmost Respect

Go Into the Mountains with Utmost Respect

“Go with the utmost respect,” said a section hiker named Ingo Janas the night before I was to hike into the Sierra. Ingo knew better than anyone how dangerous these...

Jun 13, 2018 : Janel Healy
We’ve Reached Kennedy Meadows and the Stoke Level is High!

We’ve Reached Kennedy Meadows and the Stoke Level is High!

Reaching Kennedy Meadows has been the biggest milestone of the trail so far; it means the end of the desert and start of the Sierra. It felt awesome to walk...

Jun 13, 2018 : Taylor Weixl
5 Things to Know About The Barkley Marathons: Ultrarunning’s Most Fascinating Race

5 Things to Know About The Barkley Marathons: Ultrarunning’s Most Fascinating Race

On June 10, 1977 James Earl Ray, the assassin of Martin Luther King Jr, escaped from Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary in Tennessee along with six other convicts. For 55 hours...

Jun 13, 2018 : Becky Booroojian
Southbounding the PCT, Part 4: Resupply, Towns, and Trail Angels

Southbounding the PCT, Part 4: Resupply, Towns, and Trail Angels

It's no secret that the majority of long-distance hikers on the PCT choose a Northbound itinerary. Many services along the trail tailor their schedules to best serve "The Bubble," which...

Jun 11, 2018 : Righteous