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A Purpose On Trail + After the Trail: Stewardship

A Purpose On Trail + After the Trail: Stewardship

This October the Trail angels like Cinnabun, pictured, (navy tank top) stock and monitor water caches along the dry water-scarce southern California section of the PCT. Without their support and...

Sep 30, 2018 : Laura Johnston
Fourth Fake Zero Post PCT Analysis

Fourth Fake Zero Post PCT Analysis

Screw this brave face. The sadness comes in waves, or gusts of wind, and I'm scared the next one is going to blow me over. It just might. Tears live...

Sep 25, 2018 : Olympia
Surviving the End of a Trail Relationship

Surviving the End of a Trail Relationship

Sigh. Trail relationships. They are transient at worst, transformational at best. Perhaps you met someone early on in your hike who, within a matter of days, got to know the...

Sep 14, 2018 : Janel Gazelle
The Pros and Cons of Flip-Flopping the PCT

The Pros and Cons of Flip-Flopping the PCT

On Sept. 8, I hiked into Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail. Most hikers who reach this monument are finally done with their thru-hikes. For the past month, everyone around...

Sep 13, 2018 : Janel Gazelle
Congrats to These 2018 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of Sept. 3)

Congrats to These 2018 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of Sept. 3)

PCT northbounders are ending their trek to Canada! In true PCT fashion, fire closures have made things interesting and stopped some of this week's hikers at Harts Pass. Regardless, a...

Sep 10, 2018 : Becky Booroojian
The Daily Grind in Washington

The Daily Grind in Washington

After more than four months of hiking, I have about 2.5 weeks left on trail. At this point most things feel routine, although the scenery varies and I can feel...

Sep 10, 2018 : Taylor Weixl
Congrats to These 2018 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of Aug. 19)

Congrats to These 2018 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers! (Week of Aug. 19)

The first of the PCT northbounders are ending their trek to Canada! In true PCT fashion, fire closures have made things interesting and stopped some of this weeks hikers at...

Aug 26, 2018 : Becky Booroojian
Solo Hiking and New Friends in Oregon

Solo Hiking and New Friends in Oregon

I have now completed about 300 miles of Oregon and I have about 150 to go until I cross into Washington. This section has been a much different experience for...

Aug 23, 2018 : Taylor Weixl
Finding Purpose in the Sierra Nevada

Finding Purpose in the Sierra Nevada

Miles walked: 1,153, but I’m not currently on trail. Read on to find out why. I guess this is a more personal post about my Sierra experience than my previous...

Aug 22, 2018 : Spooky
Into the Lava Fields in Oregon

Into the Lava Fields in Oregon

This update covers Oregon Section F and its infamous lava fields that were actually cool to look at and nowhere near as bad as

Aug 20, 2018 : Chris Guynn