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Thru-Hiking Is the Best Kind of Emotional Roller-Coaster

Thru-Hiking Is the Best Kind of Emotional Roller-Coaster

When you're on a long-distance hike, a fantastic day can come on the heels of an absolutely terrible day. And in contrast to that terrible day, the fantastic day seems...

Apr 11, 2018 : Janel Healy
Pack Overview: Superior 35 Frameless by Superior Wilderness Designs

Pack Overview: Superior 35 Frameless by Superior Wilderness Designs

Now that I've gone into detail on everything I'll be carrying on the PCT, it's time to talk about my pack, which is a new piece of gear for this...

Apr 11, 2018 : Camacho
Why Am I Hiking? For Simplicity and Freedom

Why Am I Hiking? For Simplicity and Freedom

"Why are you hiking the Pacific Crest Trail?" This is the golden question for thru-hikers, but ironically one that is hard to answer (at least for me).  I have noticed...

Apr 10, 2018 : Jennifer Mabus
Comfort Items – Take an Ounce, Leave an Ounce

Comfort Items – Take an Ounce, Leave an Ounce

As I mentioned before, I'm at the final kitchen-sink phase of packing for the hike.   The last few bits and extra things that might come in handy; spare hair elastics,...

Apr 10, 2018 : Smokebeard
Saying Goodbye Is Never Easy

Saying Goodbye Is Never Easy

Pacific Crest Trail day one is quickly approaching as my checklist becomes smaller with each passing day. A list of items that seemed to grow endlessly for months now dwindles...

Apr 10, 2018 : Lindsey Gordon
PCT Video Update for Section B

PCT Video Update for Section B

Click below to watch my video recap of section B. So far the trail is going great and I can't wait to get back out there. Thanks for following

Apr 9, 2018 : Chris Guynn
Mount San Jacinto Summit and Options

Mount San Jacinto Summit and Options

Made it up the first 10ker you get the opportunity to summit on the PCT and the views were amazing. Not sure the video does it justice but they usually...

Apr 9, 2018 : Chris Guynn
What’s in My Pack? The Clothing Edition

What’s in My Pack? The Clothing Edition

Underthings Patagonia Barely Sportsbra 2.3 oz I started the CT wearing my Nike DriFit bra that I use for running. I quickly realized that this was overkill and I was...

Apr 9, 2018 : Camacho
Hey, Ya’ll : What I’ve Been up to, Why I’m Hiking the PCT

Hey, Ya’ll : What I’ve Been up to, Why I’m Hiking the PCT

Why I hiked the Appalachian Trail:            Every thru-hiker gets the question “Why are you hiking the (insert trail name here)?” Perhaps this inquiry is easier for some and more difficult...

Apr 9, 2018 : Peanut
It’s All in the Gear

It’s All in the Gear

Welcome to the obligatory pre-trail gear post. Although I’ve been subconsciously conducting research on the trail for months now, it wasn’t until recently that I decided to stick to my...

Apr 9, 2018 : Kate Emmons