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COVID-19, I’m Taking What Ya Give Me

COVID-19, I’m Taking What Ya Give Me

My friends, we are living in a strange time. Just last week, I was gearing up to head west to hike the Pacific Crest Trail with my best friend, her...

Mar 26, 2020 : Kelly Graner
A Dream Deferred

A Dream Deferred

The dream was born in the fall of 2008. It was a year after Into the Wild, directed by Sean Penn, came out on DVD. We were still renting movies...

Mar 25, 2020 : Nathan Box
The Week That Changed My Year, as Told by My Texts

The Week That Changed My Year, as Told by My Texts

Never have I ever known as wide a range of emotions that carried such consequence as those I experienced March 14 to March 20. I went from extreme to extreme...

Mar 25, 2020 : Rachel S
The Virus: Tales of a Heartbroken Thru-Hiker

The Virus: Tales of a Heartbroken Thru-Hiker

It is with an extremely heavy heart and tear-filled eyes that I announce the postponement of my Pacific Crest Trail thru-hike. The last week or so has been one of...

Mar 24, 2020 : Stef "Blaze" Bolivar
Postponing My Thru-Hike, Not My Life

Postponing My Thru-Hike, Not My Life

Like many others, I have decided to postpone my thru-hike this year due to COVID-19. The past two years I've been looking forward to this adventure, putting other aspects of...

Mar 23, 2020 : Brandon
PCT Heartbreak: Looking Toward the Far Horizon

PCT Heartbreak: Looking Toward the Far Horizon

There is always hope....

Mar 22, 2020 : Becca Mickley
The Trail Will Wait: Do Your Part and Stay Home

The Trail Will Wait: Do Your Part and Stay Home

Hiking is off the table for now. I'll wait, and maybe if things calm down by June I will try to hike from Tuolomne Meadows to Canada. That's all that's...

Mar 20, 2020 : Gracetopher Kirk
The Whys of the Wise: Postponing My PCT Thru-Hike

The Whys of the Wise: Postponing My PCT Thru-Hike

After much deliberation Rachael and I made the crushing decision to postpone our thru hike of the PCT until next year. Let's talk about why. Isn't hiking alone in the...

Mar 19, 2020 : Allison Perrine
What About Southbounders, People!?

What About Southbounders, People!?

I am not even writing this on a word document. This is straight from The Trek bloggers' site. COVID-19 waits for no one to edit their posts! In all seriousness,...

Mar 19, 2020 : Shaggy
Getting Off Trail Before I Even Start

Getting Off Trail Before I Even Start

After lengthy consideration, research, and discussion with others, I have made the decision to postpone my 2020 thru-hike of the PCT.   This was truly one of the most gut-wrenching,

Mar 19, 2020 : Bob Taylor