Trail Update

Descent From The Cold Into The Desert Heat

Descent From The Cold Into The Desert Heat

It was a hell of a jaw workout, but I wolfed down like five of those protein bars for lunch.  Summiting Whitney was thoroughly draining, but we still had about...

Jan 13, 2018 : Righteous
Peace and Hardship Through the Range of Light: PCT Part 9

Peace and Hardship Through the Range of Light: PCT Part 9

This is a very long post.  I could have split it up, but I think keeping it all together gives a better sense of how I felt through this section. ...

Jan 1, 2018 : Righteous
The Sierra Nevada Rise from the Horizon: PCT Part 8

The Sierra Nevada Rise from the Horizon: PCT Part 8

Leaving NorCal Remember how I said it was crazy hot in Belden?  So hot that I decided not to leave until after 6pm.  With a huge climb into the Buck's...

Dec 15, 2017 : Righteous
(Trail)Family Fun and Halfway Done: PCT Part 7

(Trail)Family Fun and Halfway Done: PCT Part 7

Picking up where I left you in What's even out there? At our last water source of the day, I caught up with Old Bum and Bullfrog, two hikers I...

Dec 15, 2017 : Righteous
My Thanksgiving in a Shelter in the Smoky Mountains

My Thanksgiving in a Shelter in the Smoky Mountains

Hello everyone! A lot has happened since I last wrote (I even got my trail name!), and I’ll get to that stuff later. But for today I want to talk...

Nov 28, 2017 : Eliza
7 Trail Mundanities You Won’t Know About if You’re New to Hiking

7 Trail Mundanities You Won’t Know About if You’re New to Hiking

Hello again everyone! It’s been a bit since I’ve had the chance to sit down and write. A week I think? A lot has happened since then. I crossed the...

Nov 16, 2017 : Eliza
Congratulations to these Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers!

Congratulations to these Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers!

Congratulations! You made it! Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers are crossing the finish line, and we cannot wait to hear your stories! Whether you are a NOBO, SOBO, or a Flip-Flopper,...

Nov 14, 2017 : Ben Barrett
Finally Finishing (the Blog, That Is)

Finally Finishing (the Blog, That Is)

A Really Poor Excuse for Why This Took 2 Months to Write If you've been following along, you've probably figured out by now that I have finished the trail. I...

Nov 4, 2017 : Erica Notini
Congratulations to these Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers!

Congratulations to these Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers!

Congratulations! You made it! Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers are crossing the finish line, and we cannot wait to hear your stories! Whether you are a NOBO, SOBO, or a Flip-Flopper,...

Oct 30, 2017 : Ben Barrett
Journals From The Hundred Mile Wilderness – Night Five

Journals From The Hundred Mile Wilderness – Night Five

The following is an excerpt straight from my journal as Shaaades and I, two run down North Bounders, trudged through the last Hundred Mile section before Mt. Katahdin. In these...

Oct 25, 2017 : Lil Wayne