PCT

Week 1: Feels Good to Feel Good

Week 1: Feels Good to Feel Good

My brain hasn't quite caught up with my body yet, as starting this blog post has been significantly harder than anything else I did during week one.

Jul 16, 2024 : Heidi
From Bishop To South Lake Tahoe  Miles 832 to 1092

From Bishop To South Lake Tahoe Miles 832 to 1092

Passed the 1,000 miles walked mark! Big milestone in this section along with some beautiful and wild landscape and rivers traversed.  I left out of Bishop with a fellow hiker...

Jul 16, 2024 : Jerry CrampPa Tillman
I’m Back

I’m Back

The trail broke me last year, but I am back, and ready to rumble on a second attempt.

Jul 12, 2024 : Heidi
Tackling the Sierras

Tackling the Sierras

Greetings friends. For those who have been following Rachael and I since the beginning of our adventure, welcome… I am glad to see you have returned. If you’re new to...

Jul 2, 2024 : Smiley
The (Not) NorCal Blues

The (Not) NorCal Blues

After leaving the Sierra Nevada mountains, it is known that many thru hikers struggle with the “NorCal Blues.” A time on trail when you still have months of hiking to...

Jul 2, 2024 : Hannah Goodman
NoCal Blues

NoCal Blues

When talking about different sections of the trail: the desert is hot, the Sierra is beautiful and demanding, Oregon you will fly through, Washington is stunning but what about Northern...

Jul 2, 2024 : Sakari McGregor
Mount Whitney

Mount Whitney

There is something about climbing tall peaks that makes you rethink your life choices.  It was eleven PM when my alarm went off. You’ve got to be kidding me. Was...

Jun 30, 2024 : Daniel and Lizzy
Mission Creek

Mission Creek

We packed out 4 days of food with enough snacks for a fifth day for this backpacking stretch. What we did not know was there was a ten mile stretch...

Jun 22, 2024 : Daniel and Lizzy
Mount Whitney and Forrester Pass: High Alpine Everything.

Mount Whitney and Forrester Pass: High Alpine Everything.

Hello from the the mountains! I’m knee deep in the high Sierras and this place is magical. My friend Round House (he accidentally kicked a rattlesnake in the head) said...

Jun 21, 2024 : Katherine Baals
60 days on the Pacific Crest Trail

60 days on the Pacific Crest Trail

This entry starts with sad news; on day 37 Mom flew home. Mom hiked the first 100 miles and did amazing! Alas, the combination of heat, elevation and miles was...

Jun 19, 2024 : Audrey