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First week of the Sierras

First week of the Sierras

Sierras. Wow. What a mind blowing experience. It’s difficult to describe in words, but I shall try. My friend from home, Tricia, met me in Kennedy Meadows to hike this...

Jun 5, 2021 : Emily Pilkerton
A Whole New Ballgame (Days 49 to 56, Kennedy Meadows to Bishop)

A Whole New Ballgame (Days 49 to 56, Kennedy Meadows to Bishop)

Day 49 Start: Sherman Pass Road / Kennedy MeadowsEnd: Bushcamp near Olancha PeakPCT Miles Hikes Today: 20.0 Kennedy Meadows was amazing - For years, Mango and I had been picturing

Jun 5, 2021 : Vinny Tagliatela
Things That Have Come to Be (June 2)

Things That Have Come to Be (June 2)

It is almost six weeks now that I have been out hiking on the Pacific Crest Trail.  Sometimes before the trip I was asked, what are you most looking forward...

Jun 2, 2021 : Katie Eckman
Getting to the End of the Desert (May 28)

Getting to the End of the Desert (May 28)

At this point, we are finishing up some final days of desert hiking, each day getting closer to Kennedy Meadows, a place on the trail known as a transition spot. ...

Jun 2, 2021 : Katie Eckman
Hiking the Aqueduct (May 22)

Hiking the Aqueduct (May 22)

On this day, I hiked a unique stretch of the PCT. CA Aqueduct in the Mojave Desert. PCT runs beside CA Aqueduct for a stretch. There is a section of...

Jun 2, 2021 : Katie Eckman
Two Chapsticks Too Many and Other Two Week Reflections

Two Chapsticks Too Many and Other Two Week Reflections

Two weeks on trail and walking 200 miles has left a mark on my heart. It is also left an insane amount of dirt between my toes. There is a...

Jun 1, 2021 : Ava Adoline
Dawnbreak – Week 5

Dawnbreak – Week 5

With my new poles firmly in hand, I set out from Wrightwood eager to make up some time. According to my updated trip plan, I was now a full week...

May 31, 2021 : Becca Mickley
The Boy Who Blew Off The Mountain (Days 40 to 48, Tehachapi to Kennedy Meadows)

The Boy Who Blew Off The Mountain (Days 40 to 48, Tehachapi to Kennedy Meadows)

Day 40 Start: Hwy 58 / TehachapiEnd: Walker Pass / RidgecrestPCT Miles Hikes Today: 3.5 up, 3.5 down Well, we’re certainly starting off this new section with a bang. I...

May 28, 2021 : Vinny Tagliatela
Done with the Desert(!!): Hiker Town to Kennedy Meadows on the PCT

Done with the Desert(!!): Hiker Town to Kennedy Meadows on the PCT

I have learned many lessons these past couple of weeks. The most important being patience. Like most hikers, I consider myself invincible. Sprained ankle? That would never happen to me....

May 27, 2021 : Emily Pilkerton
An Epic Day on the PCT

An Epic Day on the PCT

On May 20, we headed out of Tehachapi hiking along then up from Hwy 58. Cool morning, pleasant sunrise, just like most days have been in the desert. We could...

May 24, 2021 : Terri Schneider