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Solo Female Hiker: How to Not Get Raped or Murdered

Solo Female Hiker: How to Not Get Raped or Murdered

Feeling very wise, and high as fuck, I calmly explained to her how to rip his ears off - the ears you see, are not attached to the head by...

Aug 9, 2022 : Jaimie
Something is wrong…

Something is wrong…

When I got on at Fish Lake (in S. OR), I felt great! Heading SOBO, towards NorCal. Yes, it was a repeat of some miles from last year, but good....

Aug 9, 2022 : Janine
101 days on the PCT

101 days on the PCT

Why I quit and what I learned from 101 days on the PCT   I’ll spare everyone the journal entries from the last few days on the PCT. To be...

Aug 6, 2022 : Lightning Rod
NorCal, I Love You But You’re Bringing Me Down

NorCal, I Love You But You’re Bringing Me Down

NorCal was weird. From South Lake Tahoe, the one person I still was hiking with from my original tramily had to go back to Sweden due to visa issues. Lumberjack,...

Aug 6, 2022 : Pippin
PCT Week 15: July 4th Storms, Paradise Lake, and Reaching Oregon

PCT Week 15: July 4th Storms, Paradise Lake, and Reaching Oregon

Castle Crags Wilderness   It is finally time to leave Dunsmuir and into Castle Crags we go. The days of rest help with the climb as we pass many day...

Aug 6, 2022 : Thomas Allie
Week 4: Oregon, I love you but..

Week 4: Oregon, I love you but..

Walking past the California|Oregon border I felt a sense of urgency to complete the state as fast as I could. I continue to remind myself that the northern terminus is...

Aug 4, 2022 : Josh Barnhart
Hikertrash: shower laundry, tent cities and being caught pantsless on trail.

Hikertrash: shower laundry, tent cities and being caught pantsless on trail.

I feel certain that if was a local living rough and I'd hung my poorly-washed, torn and stained clothes on a fence to dry, I'd be moved on.

Aug 3, 2022 : Jaimie
Opening the magical doors to the High Sierra’s

Opening the magical doors to the High Sierra’s

Walking out of Kennedy Meadows South after a few days of deserved rest felt amazing. The excitement for a new chapter was felt by all of us. We hiked out...

Aug 3, 2022 : Michelle Kloosterman
The journey to PCT SOBO completion…

The journey to PCT SOBO completion…

…and the journey wasn’t a straight line.  Allow me to share what the past 7 months have been like. In Dec of 2021, I “completed” the bulk of my PCT...

Aug 2, 2022 : Janine
Guess who’s back?

Guess who’s back?

It’s me, Janine; Sofa Queen, if you’ve met me on the trail.  I’m back! Apparently I couldn’t stay away.  Last year, I set out to complete a SOBO thru-hike of...

Jul 31, 2022 : Janine