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Remember This On The Bad Days

Remember This On The Bad Days

We’ve all heard it said time and time again- a thru hike is more mentally challenging than physically. This idea makes me think of Dixie’s videos from Homemade Wanderlust. She...

Nov 22, 2017 : Si Tibbetts
Why I Might Split Up With My Fiancé on the Pacific Crest Trail

Why I Might Split Up With My Fiancé on the Pacific Crest Trail

My fiancé, Miles, and I plan to begin our Pacific Crest Trail thru-hike in Campo in the spring. In fact, we just received an email from the PCTA that our...

Nov 18, 2017 : Lindsey Gordon
Badger’s PCT Tales: From a High Sierra Blizzard to an Outhouse Floor

Badger’s PCT Tales: From a High Sierra Blizzard to an Outhouse Floor

If there's one universal truth of mountain forecasts, it's that they're not to be trusted.  This is especially true for any predictions made more than 72 hours in the future....

Nov 17, 2017 : Zach
2017 was the Year of Fire and Ice. What’s next?

2017 was the Year of Fire and Ice. What’s next?

Wildfires on the PCT While following several thru-hiker's social media accounts this year, it was hard not to notice how the trail was disturbed by wildfires (and snow cups). The...

Nov 16, 2017 : Liliana Hallman
A Lesson in the Words ‘Cold’ and ‘Uphill’

A Lesson in the Words ‘Cold’ and ‘Uphill’

I had known it was supposed to get cold but that night. The ‘21’ that had displayed on the screen earlier in the day didn’t quite register until I couldn’t...

Nov 16, 2017 : Robin Sorenson
Bye Mom I’m walking from Mexico to Canada!!

Bye Mom I’m walking from Mexico to Canada!!

I went outside My addiction to the outdoors is a product of the lakes and rivers of Wisconsin and Minnesota. From first pitching a tent in my backyard in the...

Nov 15, 2017 : Jamie Trapp
Post PCT: The Bachelorette Fail

Post PCT: The Bachelorette Fail

I’ve never been one for reality TV. Well, except for the early seasons of MTV’s Real World, that stuff was binge-worthy. I just think it’s weird to watch other people...

Nov 15, 2017 : tosh.a
Pacific Crest Vlog, My Hiker Introduction

Pacific Crest Vlog, My Hiker Introduction

And here it is, my first video for The Trek! In this video, I discuss some basic information about myself and my first gear purchases! #big3 Make sure to check...

Nov 14, 2017 : Si Tibbetts
PCT 2018: Big Four Breakdown With a Bonus Item

PCT 2018: Big Four Breakdown With a Bonus Item

Time For Gear Upgrades! In preparation for the Pacific Crest Trail, Sarah and I methodically looked at each area of our gear to see where the weight could be stripped...

Nov 13, 2017 : Lee
Things I Should Have Listened to as a Rookie Thru-Hiker

Things I Should Have Listened to as a Rookie Thru-Hiker

I was a rookie. I spent months scouring information about thru-hiking and the PCT. I read a lot of hiker blogs. I fine tuned my gear, I tested it (sort...

Nov 13, 2017 : Rewind