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Roaring Fork Shelter

Roaring Fork Shelter

24 May 2017 Mileage AT - 255.5 miles Today's - 15.2 miles Time - 7.25 hrs Speed -  2.09 mph One word describes last night's hostel -- SKETCHY! It met...

May 25, 2017 : Larry
My Return To The Mountains

My Return To The Mountains

When you die, the world will move on without you. It’s like that when you leave for a couple weeks to go on a hike, too. I recently returned to...

May 25, 2017 : Dylan Siebenhaar
A Great Day For Trail Magic

A Great Day For Trail Magic

Monday May 22 After having a leisurely day on Sunday it was time to Pay It Forward to the PCT Class of 2017. A stop at Smart N Final yielded...

May 25, 2017 : Chance
Day 3

Day 3

Day 3 of my PCT thru hike: As I woke up in my tent at 4:57am I surveyed the aches and pains of my body. My cramping seemed to have...

May 25, 2017 : Nick Cellini
Mom…my sponges are gone.

Mom…my sponges are gone.

My whole backpacking life I have had something between my collar bones and shoulder straps to prevent the straps from pulling too much on my shoulders. Even though everyone knows...

May 24, 2017 : Linnea Delucchi
Section Hike Completed

Section Hike Completed

Saturday May 20 Sleeping in my tent was about 1000% better than cowboy camping on Thursday night. Especially, after hearing Cam & Moth Balls freak out at the spider infestation...

May 24, 2017 : Chance
Unfinished Business 

Unfinished Business 

Friday May 19 Yesterday, involved an afternoon flight into LAX then shuttling with a crew of four other PCT 2016 hikers over to I-10. Our mission was simple...hike the remaining...

May 23, 2017 : Chance
Smokies don’t want me to go!

Smokies don’t want me to go!

23 May 2017 Mileage AT - 240.3 miles Today's - 18.4 mikes (+3.6 miles for gear) Time - 9.5 hrs Speed - 1.93 mph (2.31 mph) The GSMNP trails have...

May 23, 2017 : Larry
Tri-Corner Knob Shelter

Tri-Corner Knob Shelter

22 May 2017 Mileage AT - 221.9 miles Today's - 15.1 miles Time - 7.66 hrs Speed - 1.97 mph Gburg was nice in a weird sort of way.  The...

May 23, 2017 : Larry
50 inner thoughts on my first 50 miles

50 inner thoughts on my first 50 miles

*the following is an assortment of my inner thoughts starting from the Mexican/American Border to the end of my first 50 miles on the PCT    Holy crap, Mexico! Why...

May 22, 2017 : Brook and Kona