PCT

Long Desert Miles Take an Early Physical Toll

Long Desert Miles Take an Early Physical Toll

It was entirely surreal that we were actually beginning our hike the morning we drove up to the monument. Like many NOBOs, we stayed at Scout and Frodo's the night...

Apr 17, 2018 : Lindsey Gordon
Nearly a Month into the PCT

Nearly a Month into the PCT

About a month in and learning every day. Since our last post, we have learned a lot about trail life. Here are the takeaways and a peek into our current...

Apr 16, 2018 : Lee Welton
What Works for Me: My PCT Gear List

What Works for Me: My PCT Gear List

AT 2016 vs. PCT 2018 In 2016, I thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail with an extremely heavy pack (22 pounds) and this year I am going to hike the Pacific Crest...

Apr 13, 2018 : Peanut
Thru-Hiking Is the Best Kind of Emotional Roller-Coaster

Thru-Hiking Is the Best Kind of Emotional Roller-Coaster

When you're on a long-distance hike, a fantastic day can come on the heels of an absolutely terrible day. And in contrast to that terrible day, the fantastic day seems...

Apr 11, 2018 : Janel Healy
Hey, Ya’ll : What I’ve Been up to, Why I’m Hiking the PCT

Hey, Ya’ll : What I’ve Been up to, Why I’m Hiking the PCT

Why I hiked the Appalachian Trail:            Every thru-hiker gets the question “Why are you hiking the (insert trail name here)?” Perhaps this inquiry is easier for some and more difficult...

Apr 9, 2018 : Peanut
PCT Update 1: Mexican Border to Warner Springs

PCT Update 1: Mexican Border to Warner Springs

First upload. Let me know if there is anything particular you wanna hear about

Mar 31, 2018 : Chris Guynn
Taking Stock of the First Seven Days on the Trail

Taking Stock of the First Seven Days on the Trail

What is it like to hike the Pacific Crest Trail? Here is an honest look at the first seven days and 109.5 miles. Then a few small innocent problems start...

Mar 30, 2018 : Lee Welton
When You’re Going Through Mosquito Hell, Keep Going

When You’re Going Through Mosquito Hell, Keep Going

The mosquitos got bad around Christie Springs, just after Ashland, Oregon. Actually, that’s not accurate. They got bad around Hyatt Lake campground. They got biblical around Christie

Mar 21, 2018 : Paul Barach
Good Trail Karma.

Good Trail Karma.

It was my first night on trail and I was set up among 25-plus hikers in the tiny campsite next to Hauser Creek (Mile 15). I stared at the ceiling...

Mar 14, 2018 : Tommy Corey
Training Goals: 4 Weeks Out

Training Goals: 4 Weeks Out

Earlier this week my entry to Canada permit was approved, my Ravpower 10000mAh rechargeable battery came in the mail, and I realized that all that is left to do between...

Mar 13, 2018 : Curtis Murley