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The 10 Commandments of Thru-Hiking

The 10 Commandments of Thru-Hiking

I wasn’t sent down the river in a basket as a baby, and I definitely haven’t led anyone on this thru-hike— but after 40 days and nights in the desert I’ve...

Jun 18, 2019 : Elise Ott
Weeks 2-3: Warner Springs to Big Bear

Weeks 2-3: Warner Springs to Big Bear

Days Eight and Nine: Forced Zero Days Hanging out at my aunt's was ideal, but the state of my feet was less than ideal. My body needed the rest. I...

Jun 17, 2019 : Kate Hill
A Morning on Forester

A Morning on Forester

Miles 702.2 to 788.5, Kennedy Meadows to Bullfrog Lake. All you have to do is take one more step. My world shrinks to the size of that thought and nothing...

Jun 17, 2019 : Mitch Baertlein
Falling in Love on the Pacific Crest Trail

Falling in Love on the Pacific Crest Trail

Sorry, it's been a long time since my last post. After 50 days on trail (March to April), I guess I have no idea what’s going on anymore. No kidding,...

Jun 15, 2019 : KTrepp
Day 4 – Day 6: Bees, Pee Rags, and Cowboy Camping

Day 4 – Day 6: Bees, Pee Rags, and Cowboy Camping

Day 4 - San Francisquito Valley Rd to Tent site (mi 478.2 - mi 489.9) Finally got back on the trail with Cubby (aka Beast Cub) at 6PM. We hiked...

Jun 13, 2019 : Cecelia Taylor
Katie B’s PCT Vlog #19: Mt. Whitney and Forester Pass

Katie B’s PCT Vlog #19: Mt. Whitney and Forester Pass

We hike miles 745.3 - 788.5 on the PCT. During this stretch we went over Forester Pass and summited Mount Whitney! Follow our journey on Instagram @elizabethann128. You can keep...

Jun 13, 2019 : Trek Vloggers
Little Skittle’s Pacific Crest Trail 2019 Vlog #20: Day 64-Mile 956.2-1016.9

Little Skittle’s Pacific Crest Trail 2019 Vlog #20: Day 64-Mile 956.2-1016.9

River crossings have proved to be very difficult as we make our way to Kennedy Meadows North. I froze in the middle of a crossing and hit my face on...

Jun 13, 2019 : Trek Vloggers
Little Skittle’s Pacific Crest Trail 2019 Vlog #19: Day 60-63, Mile 903.3-956.2

Little Skittle’s Pacific Crest Trail 2019 Vlog #19: Day 60-63, Mile 903.3-956.2

My group of 4 left Mammoth on day 60. We experienced a setback as we planned to cross McCabe Creek. It was flowing fast, so we decided to play it...

Jun 12, 2019 : Trek Vloggers
Introducing Marlene, SOBO on the PCT… because why not?

Introducing Marlene, SOBO on the PCT… because why not?

It would be sensible not to go. But to be sensible is to be commonplace. To be commonplace is unpardonable. -Margaret Gehrke My name is Marlene Hild, and I am...

Jun 11, 2019 : Marlene Hild
A Thru-Hiker’s Thoughts on Finality

A Thru-Hiker’s Thoughts on Finality

Before I begin, please allow me to apologize for not posting in the last 500 miles—I did not realize how challenging it would carve out a few hours during a...

Jun 9, 2019 : Sam Cooper