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Reflections on a Trail well Traveled

Reflections on a Trail well Traveled

I was silly to think that we would be immune to post trail depression. For months now, we both felt like the end of the trail would come as a...

Sep 21, 2017 : Alexa Shapiro
We made it to here!

We made it to here!

On Sunday, my trail family of six officially arrived at Monument 78, the US/Canada border. After 147 days, we completed the Pacific Crest

Sep 19, 2017 : Alexa Shapiro
The countdown begins.

The countdown begins.

We thought we were done with the fires and smoke, and it has only gotten worse. Towns are getting evacuated, the smoke is blackening our lungs, and you can't see...

Sep 10, 2017 : Linnea Delucchi
Food Review: Muir Energy Gel

Food Review: Muir Energy Gel

I recently had the opportunity to try out a relatively new gel made from a San Diego based company called instagram, according to one post. Their packaging is also incredibly...

Sep 8, 2017 : Alexa Shapiro
Washington Update: Smoke!

Washington Update: Smoke!

Oh, Washington. You're sky has been filled with smoke since the day before we descended into Snoqualmie. I believe beautiful views exist beyond the haze, yet I haven't had the...

Sep 8, 2017 : Alexa Shapiro
Running Out of Trail

Running Out of Trail

Here we are at mile 2,461 with a mere 189 remaining until we reach the Canadian border and we're finally letting ourselves believe that we might actually be able to...

Sep 6, 2017 : Lisa Howatt
Canada

Canada

Wow, wow, wow. It's cooler reflecting on this three days later than it actually was at the time. I've completed Oregon and Washington and am now on to California, starting...

Sep 6, 2017 : Kate Bradley
Post-Hike Depression: The Struggle is Real..

Post-Hike Depression: The Struggle is Real..

  Realizing.. Today it is 16 days since my very last day on the trail. It feels surreal that it is actually not that long since I pushed all those...

Sep 6, 2017 : Anette LOrsa
Trees, Flames, and Miles

Trees, Flames, and Miles

Alright, I suck. Wanted to get this one in before Washington but... well walking takes precedent over typing. And I'm getting lazier. Sorrryyy. So, yes, I am in Washington now...

Sep 5, 2017 : Linnea Delucchi
From Mexico to Canada…and back to California

From Mexico to Canada…and back to California

Hello readers! It's been 1,243 miles since I last wrote a blog post. That's 47% of the trail that I've been silent on. I'm sorry about that. Guess I'm not...

Sep 2, 2017 : Abby King