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Week two on the PCT: Switch backs & douche bags

Week two on the PCT: Switch backs & douche bags

Day 8: Scissors crossing Today is April 20th, and as a Colorado girl I am, I had intentions of celebrating. But first I needed to get to the next water...

Apr 26, 2017 : Maricruz Mosqueda
Things To Expect On A Thru-Hike

Things To Expect On A Thru-Hike

As I sit down to write this article, I’m flooded with memories from the trail. And to think, each hiker has as many memories as I do. This is about...

Apr 23, 2017 : Jamie Byarlay
Campo – Big Bear: 270 miles on the PCT

Campo – Big Bear: 270 miles on the PCT

I lay in my tent, showered with a stomach full of something other than granola and pasta. I am in the mountain town of Big Bear Caifornia, mile 270 on...

Apr 23, 2017 : Sam Getchell
Snail Mail

Snail Mail

Receiving It It makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside to send postcards to my friends and family, so I'm thrilled that so many folks have sent me their...

Apr 22, 2017 : Abby King
The final countdown

The final countdown

Well, with five days to go before our thru-hike begins Leila is in Maine and I'm in Connecticut and we're finally starting to cross our t's and dot our i's,...

Apr 20, 2017 : Abby King
This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #PacificCrestTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #PacificCrestTrail

While it may not be thru-hiking season, there are still some lucky people out on the #PacificCrestTrail! Unfortunately, if you are reading this, you're probably not one of those few...

Apr 17, 2017 : Mackenzie Findeisen
Popular Questions You’ll be Asked When You Say You’re Hiking the PCT

Popular Questions You’ll be Asked When You Say You’re Hiking the PCT

When we made the decision to hike the Pacific Crest Trail, it was nearly two years ago as we were living out of a hammock in the Prescott National Forest,...

Apr 17, 2017 : Alexa Shapiro
A Stay with Scout and Frodo – What to Expect

A Stay with Scout and Frodo – What to Expect

For the uninitiated, Scout and Frodo are one of the hiker host homes in San Diego, and act as a staging area of sorts for north bound hikers before the...

Apr 15, 2017 : Lisa Howatt
5 ‘Luxury Items’ I Refused To Ditch During My Mt. Laguna Shake-Down

5 ‘Luxury Items’ I Refused To Ditch During My Mt. Laguna Shake-Down

Anyone whose stopped in Mt. Laguna and gone to the gear shop will have seen the big blue tarps spread out on the drive. The guys at the shop will...

Apr 15, 2017 : Juliana Chauncey
Training: April 3 – 9

Training: April 3 – 9

Week Total: 8 For pics and stories about why I didn't get hikes in everyday, visit my 1.8 miles I sit down on the front deck recliner and it's just so...

Apr 14, 2017 : Lion Heart