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Uncomfortably Comfortable: Why I’m Hiking the PCT

Uncomfortably Comfortable: Why I’m Hiking the PCT

Have you ever felt uncomfortably comfortable? Discontent with your good life... for some reason? Here's what I'm gonna do about it.

Feb 20, 2020 : Colin Rose
My Why

My Why

Why? "2,600 miles?! Girl, are you crazy?!" my boss exclaims as he barges into my office. I broke the news to him the evening before through tear-filled eyes that I...

Feb 16, 2020 : Emily and Parkes
The PCT Is Calling – My Dog, That Is

The PCT Is Calling – My Dog, That Is

What About Fido?  I am helpless and ridiculously in love with my rescued, and slightly feral, puppy dawned Dingo. She is a one-year-old German Shepherd - Aussie Cattle mix who...

Feb 16, 2020 : Kaitlin Musser
Things I’ve Learned While Preparing to Prepare for the PCT

Things I’ve Learned While Preparing to Prepare for the PCT

Preparedness Paralysis I have navigated millions of miles of fiber-optic cables while exploring the interwebs and all the wonders they have to offer. Gear. Gadgets. Maps. The Trek. Technological

Feb 15, 2020 : Bob Taylor
Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail: Less Than 60 days

Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail: Less Than 60 days

Last April, I decided 2020 was the year I’d hike the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT). We had family visiting from Seattle that week and were showing them all Tennessee had...

Feb 13, 2020 : Shannon Ryker
The Journey Inward – Facing Oneself on the Pacific Crest Trail

The Journey Inward – Facing Oneself on the Pacific Crest Trail

Cowboy Logic One of the greatest mentors in my life is an old cowboy named Roger. He's played a huge role in my life since I was in seventh grade....

Feb 10, 2020 : Emily and Parkes
Midlife Crisis? Possibly

Midlife Crisis? Possibly

After giving a lot of thought to hiking the PCT, I'd had plenty of time to consider the practicalities. I would be quitting my job, obviously. Selling my house would...

Feb 10, 2020 : Richard Humphreys
Shadows of What If

Shadows of What If

The greatest battle is within your own mind.

Feb 9, 2020 : Becca Mickley
PCT | Walking Away to Find Myself

PCT | Walking Away to Find Myself

"What is your ultimate goal with the PCT?" I was deep into a consultation with a wellness coach. The discussion passed quickly beyond the usual surface-level conversations society often feels

Feb 9, 2020 : Kaitlin Musser
Backpacker’s Test Kitchen: My Resupply Strategy

Backpacker’s Test Kitchen: My Resupply Strategy

Yesterday, I took a trip to a few local retailers to evaluate resupply options. I needed to pick up a fuel canister, and items to prepare a few test recipes...

Feb 6, 2020 : Shannon Ryker