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Into the Lava Fields in Oregon

Into the Lava Fields in Oregon

This update covers Oregon Section F and its infamous lava fields that were actually cool to look at and nowhere near as bad as

Aug 20, 2018 : Chris Guynn
Book Five, Chapter Three – Up to the Timberline

Book Five, Chapter Three – Up to the Timberline

Aug. 12: Seven Miles Left Sisters at 4:30 and was hiking by 5. I accidentally packed out a roll of packing tape, which I discovered when I got to camp...

Aug 19, 2018 : Smokebeard
Buckling Down, Staying NOBO, as Others Leave

Buckling Down, Staying NOBO, as Others Leave

Somewhere around South Lake Tahoe, it seemed most of my friends were suddenly getting off trail. The vibe of the trail is changing daily, and I'm starting to realize I'm...

Aug 19, 2018 : Katie Elder
A Second Chance at Mount Whitney

A Second Chance at Mount Whitney

Back in May, after walking almost 800 miles north on the PCT from the Mexico border, I got to the base of Mount Whitney during a snowstorm. Crabtree Meadows looked...

Aug 19, 2018 : Janel Healy
Lessons in the Soul and Moments of the Trail

Lessons in the Soul and Moments of the Trail

So I've walked through all of Oregon, from the southern border with California up to Washington, through smoky skies and lava fields and endless forests, and past huge glacier-capped mountains,...

Aug 19, 2018 : Heather Pearson
The Desert Is Finally Behind Us

The Desert Is Finally Behind Us

We headed out of Hiker Heaven late in the evening to beat the heat. Night hiking was something that we had avoided as long as we could. I particularly didn’t...

Aug 18, 2018 : Nolan and Michelle
Saying Goodbye to OG Tramily Members

Saying Goodbye to OG Tramily Members

For the most part, I enjoy hiking alone. I love to jam out to music, take photos; literally smell the flowers and needles that surround the trail. However, resting breaks...

Aug 17, 2018 : Lizzie Heine
Two Speed’s Final Steps on a Long Journey

Two Speed’s Final Steps on a Long Journey

I made my last few miles into Canada and to Manning Park Lodge on Aug. 15. It was a trip with a meaning that's hard to explain for those who...

Aug 17, 2018 : Chris Guynn
Deep in the Third 500, and the Trail Has a New Feel

Deep in the Third 500, and the Trail Has a New Feel

A 2,000-meter rowing race is broken into four quarters, each 500 meters in length. The first 500 meters are sharp and quick. From a dead stop, the rowing shell levitates...

Aug 16, 2018 : Rebecca Burns
Book Five, Chapter Two: Land of Lakes, Lakes of Lava

Book Five, Chapter Two: Land of Lakes, Lakes of Lava

Last night I left Shelter Cove Resort after finally getting my UPS package. I made a pretty good pace uphill to the lake, despite having seven days of food in...

Aug 12, 2018 : Smokebeard