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Wisdom from 2018 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers (Pt. II)

Wisdom from 2018 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers (Pt. II)

To those of you who have been following along since the first Wisdom from the (Recent) Past post, welcome back! To those of you just jumping in, welcome (check out...

Apr 5, 2019 : Samantha Olthof
Wisdom from 2018 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers (Pt. I)

Wisdom from 2018 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers (Pt. I)

As the new thru-hiking season dawns, many people are prepping for the adventure of a lifetime. Shakedown hikes, last-minute gear purchases, and breaking in that first pair of trail runners....

Mar 25, 2019 : Samantha Olthof
Unlikely Hikers Taking Over the Internet

Unlikely Hikers Taking Over the Internet

There is no question that thru-hiking communities tend to be pretty homogeneous. Here are some stats from the PCT Class of 2018 (and a Halfway Anywhere 2018 PCT Hiker Survey....

Mar 11, 2019 : Samantha Olthof
This Week’s Top Instagram Posts From The #PacificCrestTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Posts From The #PacificCrestTrail

It's just about that time again! Each week we showcase our favorite photos from Instagram using the hashtag #AppalachianTrail and #PacificCrestTrail. Here are a few of the best posts for your

Jul 16, 2018 : Andrea Davis
9 Thru-Hiking Photographers You Need to Be Following In 2018

9 Thru-Hiking Photographers You Need to Be Following In 2018

It's no secret that being a successful thru-hiker requires a tremendous amount of patience. It calls for adeptness and a whole lot of willpower. What's even more supernatural? Killing the...

Jul 5, 2018 : Andrea Davis
Hiker Trash Vogue – And the Sierra

Hiker Trash Vogue – And the Sierra

As I was reaching the aqueduct, the yellow dead-end street sign read “End,” with the desert mountains we would soon climb in the background.  The sign was reminding me that...

May 24, 2018 : Tommy Corey
2018 PCT Thru-Hikers You Need to Be Following on Instagram

2018 PCT Thru-Hikers You Need to Be Following on Instagram

Whether you're hiking the Pacific Crest Trail this year, planning a future hike or simply enjoy your newsfeed flooding with some of the most amazing landscapes this planet has to...

Mar 2, 2018 : Curtis Murley
Extend Your PCT Adventure With These Hikes Near Vancouver

Extend Your PCT Adventure With These Hikes Near Vancouver

My boyfriend and I will be hiking the PCT this summer, ending in Manning Park. For many, this moment will mark a bittersweet end to a long journey, to be...

Jan 13, 2018 : Alice Zhang
Hiking with Cancer: The Story of a Couple Pursuing their Dream

Hiking with Cancer: The Story of a Couple Pursuing their Dream

Lynn Shapiro, a.k.a Three-Guy, scans the trail in front of him looking at the trees lining the path. Nothing goes unnoticed when Lynn is out in nature. A small gully...

Jan 10, 2018 : Alexa Bonsai Shapiro
A Terrain In Wavelengths: How Music Can Shape A Hike

A Terrain In Wavelengths: How Music Can Shape A Hike

Have you ever been in the centre of a debate regarding music on the trail? I'm not talking about someone blasting speakers and disturbing the peace, I'm talking about hiking...

Jan 8, 2018 : Amber Redfield