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Doing what I love, while doing what I love

Doing what I love, while doing what I love

Hikers need yoga. That’s a given.  And maybe it’s not everyday that someone who teaches yoga for a living hikes the PCT and gets to offer her services to hikers...

Aug 26, 2021 : Janine
A Slight Delta To Plan (Days 121 to 131, Crater Lake to Cascade Locks)

A Slight Delta To Plan (Days 121 to 131, Crater Lake to Cascade Locks)

Day 121 Start: Mazama Village / Crater LakeEnd: Dirt road just past Highway 138PCT Miles Hikes Today: 9.2 miles on the Rim Trail, then 9.1 PCT miles Mango and I...

Aug 24, 2021 : Vinny Tagliatela
The Pursuit -Week 10

The Pursuit -Week 10

This isn’t a vacation for you, it’s a mission, it’s your purpose. 

Aug 24, 2021 : Becca Mickley
The End of Washington

The End of Washington

Bittersweet … that’s the best word that comes to mind.   Completing Washington on my SOBO thru-hike was a bittersweet moment.   It took me 32 days, with 2 zero...

Aug 22, 2021 : Janine
Music Recommendations?

Music Recommendations?

Sometimes when I’m on trail, music is nice to have playing.  I made a playlist on Spotify before leaving for the trail, but I would love some input and to...

Aug 18, 2021 : Janine
Smoked Out (Days 114 to 120, Ashland to Crater Lake)

Smoked Out (Days 114 to 120, Ashland to Crater Lake)

Day 114 Start: Interstate 5 / AshlandEnd: Bushcamp 1.2 miles beyond Lone Pilot Trail junctionPCT Miles Hikes Today: 8.9 We had an excellent zero in Ashland. Everywhere we went, the

Aug 17, 2021 : Vinny Tagliatela
My 24 Hour Challenge Experience

My 24 Hour Challenge Experience

Sometime in Southern Oregon, my friends and I started talking about doing the 24 hour challenge. The goal of this challenge is to see how many miles one can hike...

Aug 15, 2021 : Emily Pilkerton
Northern California:  Mount Shasta to Marble Mountain Wilderness (July 17-27)

Northern California: Mount Shasta to Marble Mountain Wilderness (July 17-27)

July 17th Towards the end of this day, I stopped to filter water from a small pond, and a friend caught up to me.  He told me that he was...

Aug 14, 2021 : Katie Eckman
PCT Update—1651 Wolverine Miles Completed: Washington Welcome, Steep Terrain and Gorgeous Views—Unless There is Smoke.

PCT Update—1651 Wolverine Miles Completed: Washington Welcome, Steep Terrain and Gorgeous Views—Unless There is Smoke.

Leaving Cascade Locks on the northern border of Oregon we crossed the Columbia River into Washington over the infamous Bridge of the Gods. And it was raining.  My husband and...

Aug 14, 2021 : Terri Schneider
A Life of Extremes

A Life of Extremes

In the span of a couple days (and about 100 trail miles), it went from thunderstorms, rain and cold, to extreme heat, smoke and fire. Talk about opposite ends of...

Aug 14, 2021 : Janine