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How Minimalism Prepared Me for Thru-Hiking

How Minimalism Prepared Me for Thru-Hiking

What Is Minimalism? Perhaps you've heard of some of the more famous minimalists. Marie Kondo and The Minimalists have convinced people around the world to abandon clutter and shed personal

Jan 26, 2020 : Allison Perrine
PCT Demographics and Me

PCT Demographics and Me

I was just curious one day as I ctrolled down the faces of my family. The husband, the daughter adopted from foster care, the son made ward of legal guardianship,...

Jan 26, 2020 : Kaitlin Musser
Evolution Revolution

Evolution Revolution

The darkest night can give way to the brightest dawn

Jan 25, 2020 : Becca Mickley
Don’t Sweat the Big Stuff: Why I’m Hiking the PCT

Don’t Sweat the Big Stuff: Why I’m Hiking the PCT

I planned to use one of my first posts to share the reasons why I have decided to hike the PCT. It seemed like a sensible thing to do. It’s...

Jan 25, 2020 : Cat Morton
Introduction to Backpacking: My Fears, Therapy, and Friends

Introduction to Backpacking: My Fears, Therapy, and Friends

A Change of Plans I originally planned to hike the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) in 2018. I spent most of 2017 planning, prepping, and purchasing gear for the trip. In...

Jan 23, 2020 : Shannon Ryker
Being a Pacific Crest Trail Commitment-Phobe

Being a Pacific Crest Trail Commitment-Phobe

I have been moving toward hiking the PCT for over a year. I took a contract that would finish around the right time; applied for the permit during a nerve-racking...

Jan 21, 2020 : Cat Morton
Pre-Trail Depression: An Introduction, My Mission, and an Update

Pre-Trail Depression: An Introduction, My Mission, and an Update

Hello, my name is Logan Nigh, and I  love you. I will be attempting to thru-hike the Pacific Crest Trail on May 13 heading northbound. In short I am a...

Jan 20, 2020 : Logan Nigh
96 Days | You Want Me to Finish the PCT in What?

96 Days | You Want Me to Finish the PCT in What?

A red flag appeared on my email box gently alerting me to a new message. I opened my inbox fully expecting a spam message or perhaps a new recipe to...

Jan 19, 2020 : Kaitlin Musser
Less Than 100 Days to Go

Less Than 100 Days to Go

Unlock my phone, open the tools folder, and click the countdown app again. We launch our Pacific Crest Trail journey on March 13. As the countdown refreshes, I am officially...

Jan 18, 2020 : Nathan Box
Am I Putting My Life on Hold?

Am I Putting My Life on Hold?

Friends and Family told me that thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail will put my life on hold. This is my story of defying normal to live my best life

Jan 17, 2020 : Dan "Miz"