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Star Giraffe

Star Giraffe

Check it out: We are sitting in a line on a Thermarest foam pad: Cheese Slice, myself, Magnet, and Tosser. Our heads are tilted up and we are drinking in...

Apr 16, 2021 : Lil Ghost
All Jokes About the Desert are Dry Humor

All Jokes About the Desert are Dry Humor

Coming out of Idyllwild, I had expected snowy conditions, but the extent to which that section challenged me both physically and emotionally took me by surprise. There were many points...

Apr 15, 2021 : Rachel Frey
Frameless Packs – Fitting and Packing

Frameless Packs – Fitting and Packing

I recently bought my first frameless backpack, the Mountain Laurel Design Prophet 48L. I was always very hesitant to get a frameless pack since I have an autoimmune disease that affects...

Apr 15, 2021 : Jennifer Foster
PCT Shakedown Hike on The Shawangunk Ridge Trail

PCT Shakedown Hike on The Shawangunk Ridge Trail

Testing out all my PCT gear on a shakedown hike of the 70+ mile Shawangunk Ridge Trail

Apr 14, 2021 : Jennifer Foster
2021 PCT Thru-Hiker Gear Breakdown

2021 PCT Thru-Hiker Gear Breakdown

Gear breakdown - my favorite! I am a total gear junkie and have spent many hours researching each piece of gear in my pack; I am excited to share this...

Apr 13, 2021 : Jennifer Foster
International Adventures In Pandemic Times

International Adventures In Pandemic Times

It was not an easy decision to take this trip in the current world, but everything in my life screamed I should go. What would normally be a direct flight...

Apr 13, 2021 : Lara Antonia
PCT DAY 1: The Nitty Gritty

PCT DAY 1: The Nitty Gritty

Well the first day came and went. Lots of feelings were had. I want to talk about some nitty-gritty details of the first day I was not expecting. Campo Getting...

Apr 13, 2021 : Jacob Barstow
How My Grief Resulted In Growth

How My Grief Resulted In Growth

 Commemoration A year has passed since I was supposed to hike the Pacific Crest Trail. To commemorate my April 10 NOGO start date I decided to read back the articles...

Apr 12, 2021 : Marijn
Gnarly Wind in the Goat Rocks

Gnarly Wind in the Goat Rocks

This is a story I've been wanting to tell from a PCT section hike preparing for the big one. A Smoky Foreshadowing I was mid-way through a 5-day section hike...

Apr 9, 2021 : Jacob Barstow
What I’ve Learned in Two Days on the PCT

What I’ve Learned in Two Days on the PCT

Learning as I go what “hike your own hike” truly means

Apr 8, 2021 : Cayla White