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Climate Change and Preparing for the PCT

Climate Change and Preparing for the PCT

Thru-hiking requires a certain type of perseverance especially as a Sobo PCT hiker. What genre of perseverance does Climate Change issues require?

Jun 22, 2022 : Hildux
SOBO Winter Thru-Hike Q&A: Scott Benerofe Update

SOBO Winter Thru-Hike Q&A: Scott Benerofe Update

Hello everybody, my name is Katie "Oats" Houston. I am the Social Media Wiz for The Trek, and I’m so excited to be sharing the first of many interviews this...

Apr 4, 2022 : Katie Houston
Arizona Trail SOBO Thru-Hike Finale! (Pt. 3)

Arizona Trail SOBO Thru-Hike Finale! (Pt. 3)

Rincon Mountains to Southern Terminus. For part one click here, part two click here. I’ll be thru-hiking both the PCT and CDT this year so I hope y’all will follow...

Mar 11, 2022 : Lyla Harrod
10 Ways to Pass the Time Before Starting Your Thru-Hike

10 Ways to Pass the Time Before Starting Your Thru-Hike

Instead of just sitting around and waiting, here are some things to make passing the time before your thru-hike a little easier!

Feb 13, 2022 : Justin James
Arizona Trail SOBO Thru-Hike Part 1

Arizona Trail SOBO Thru-Hike Part 1

Here's a recap of my fall 2021 SOBO thru-hike of the AZT with Oliver aka "Bowie". This post will cover from the Northern Terminus to Roosevelt Lake. I'll put up another...

Dec 24, 2021 : Lyla Harrod
CDT= Cinnamon Delicious Treat

CDT= Cinnamon Delicious Treat

What's your favorite town food? Are you a pizza fiend? Perhaps a taco king? I have a few friends who love fish tacos. But me, I'm a cinnamon roll queen....

Nov 23, 2021 : Emma Rosenfield
Chicken Fried Laundry

Chicken Fried Laundry

  “Four quartors for a worsh” Keith said as I stood in the open doorway of the laundromat. I haven’t heard someone say “wash” that way before so I asked...

Nov 11, 2021 : Shuping Liu
The Final SOBOs: My First Week Being One of the Last to Start Walking

The Final SOBOs: My First Week Being One of the Last to Start Walking

First week reflections from my Southbound AT thru hike attempt.

Sep 20, 2021 : Jackson Sims-Myers
Ore-Gone But Not Forgotten: Skipping Around Fires and my 50 Mile Day

Ore-Gone But Not Forgotten: Skipping Around Fires and my 50 Mile Day

Well, that's depressing. I just calculated how many miles I've actually hiked versus how many I have had to skip (below). While I knew the general ballpark it's painful to...

Aug 29, 2021 : Ellie B.
36 Hours at The Lookout

36 Hours at The Lookout

With the final member of last night’s shelter crew gone I began thinking about what I would do on my first trail zero. I recalled a fellow SOBO sweeping the...

Aug 16, 2021 : Shuping Liu