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Rainier

Rainier

Whew, this one has taken a while for me to sort through. I'll start by saying that we made it to 13'700 ft, just shy of Rainier's 14'410 ft summit...

Jul 22, 2017 : Kate Bradley
Cut the Cord

Cut the Cord

Let's play a game You have 100 points. Your life is now a video game, and every time you're bitten by a mosquito, you lose a point. Guessed where this...

Jul 19, 2017 : Kate Bradley
Northern California ✔️

Northern California ✔️

Days on trail: 85 Miles hiked: 1,369.20 Days without a shower: 14 Strangest thing seen: A man dressed as a T-Rex. Guess what, guess what?! Bighorn and I officially, this...

Jul 18, 2017 : Alexa Shapiro
What I Didn’t Expect

What I Didn’t Expect

I expected to lose a lot of toenails out here (but I haven't actually lost any!!!!). I expected to be really lonely and nervous and scared (all which are feelings...

Jul 15, 2017 : Jackie Bannon
Sunshine, Snowmelt, and Trail Legs: PCT Part 3

Sunshine, Snowmelt, and Trail Legs: PCT Part 3

Just finishing up my resupply here in Packwood, Washington (Via White Pass), then I'll be headed back to the trail!  Back to the sunshine, back to my amazing trail legs,...

Jul 14, 2017 : Henry Slocum
North Cascades Glory: PCT Part 2

North Cascades Glory: PCT Part 2

AUTHOR'S NOTE: I wrote most of this post in Bellingham last weekend, but didn't have time to finish and post it. Sorry for the delay!  Also, please click on the...

Jul 14, 2017 : Henry Slocum
Day zero or: How I learned to stop worrying and get on the plane

Day zero or: How I learned to stop worrying and get on the plane

The airline staff were watching me with unveiled interest. I had arrived at 5:30am (after a brisk hour of sleep) with unusual luggage and a buddy pass for the first flight...

Jul 13, 2017 : Sabrina Harrison
From zero to one thousand

From zero to one thousand

Of course we finished the last section to learn that the next section, up to Sonora Pass, is really the most dangerous because of the extremely high water. Crazy passes...

Jul 13, 2017 : Linnea Delucchi
The Trail’s Got Me Now!

The Trail’s Got Me Now!

Ashland to Crater Lake - 177 km in 5,5 days Wow! I am in it! The trail got me now! Done with my first section; Ashland to Crater Lake. This...

Jul 10, 2017 : Anette LOrsa
Water World: PCT Special Edition

Water World: PCT Special Edition

July 04, 8:30 AM  Scene: Five hikers stand on a small grouping of exposed boulders in the middle of a snow field, dripping wet and alternating between screaming and swearing....

Jul 10, 2017 : Lisa Howatt