Thru-Hiking Culture

10 Reasons Why the AT Is Better Than the PCT

10 Reasons Why the AT Is Better Than the PCT

Do you already know why the AT is superior to the PCT? Are you trying to figure out if you want to hike an east coast trail? Or just want...

Nov 15, 2022 : Eloise Robbins
Week 20: Pacific Crest Trail Days!

Week 20: Pacific Crest Trail Days!

A Week Off I take a full week off trail. My timing was a little off. If I were to continue at the pace I was going, I would make...

Nov 7, 2022 : Thomas Allie
Frozen!

Frozen!

Day 115: 14 miles. Agua Dulce to tentsite at mile 2213 We had a perfect breakfast that Nine Beers' sister and her husband prepared for us. Then we went to...

Nov 5, 2022 : Miia Tsunami
The Liquor Store in Hiker Heaven and Hiker Hell

The Liquor Store in Hiker Heaven and Hiker Hell

Day 110: 17 miles. Tehachapi to mile 2104 We had breakfast at the same diner as the dinner. I had some egg, hashbrown and a massive belgian waffle with strawberries...

Nov 4, 2022 : Miia Tsunami
Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 9

Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 9

Most avid long-distance hikers dream about someday completing a long trail. Most often, those individuals dream of hiking the Pacific Crest Trail. Though many dream of taking on the challenge...

Nov 2, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
Through the Sierra in light and darkness

Through the Sierra in light and darkness

Day 95: Zero in Bishop We were a bit hangover and only got up at half past seven. We put on some sickening loaner clothes that made us look like...

Oct 19, 2022 : Miia Tsunami
Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 7

Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 7

2650 miles, 3 states, 26 national forests, 7 national parks, and countless ramen bombs later, these Pacific Crest Trail thru-hikers successfully trekked from Mexico to Canada. Making it to the

Oct 17, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
Week 17: Mile 2000, Fire Closures, and Returning Home

Week 17: Mile 2000, Fire Closures, and Returning Home

Three Sisters Wilderness Now reunited with old friends, we all continue forward together. As much as I do like the solo hiking, it's fun being around other hikers. We're now...

Oct 14, 2022 : Thomas Allie
Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 6

Congratulations to these 2022 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers: Part 6

Months on trail have led up to this exact, victorious moment: the final steps on the Pacific Crest Trail. Thru-hikers woke up every morning, either in their tent or in...

Oct 12, 2022 : Kendra Slagter
PCT Week 16: Southern Oregon, Lake Resorts and Swarming Mosquitoes

PCT Week 16: Southern Oregon, Lake Resorts and Swarming Mosquitoes

Southern Oregon After some extra time in Ashland, Oregon waiting out the heat, were off! Southern Oregon awaits and it's exciting being in a new state. It's refreshing being somewhere...

Oct 8, 2022 : Thomas Allie