Thru-Hiking Culture

Long-Distance Potato Chips

Long-Distance Potato Chips

I've missed the trail every moment of every day since September 2nd 2016.  I missed it before I even

Feb 23, 2017 : Dylan Niknot
The One Short Story Every Thru-Hiker Should Read

The One Short Story Every Thru-Hiker Should Read

More than a little ink has been spilled in praise of the outdoors over the years. For millennia, peo

Feb 20, 2017 : Chuck McKeever
The PCT’s Comprehensive Management Plan: a look into trail history

The PCT’s Comprehensive Management Plan: a look into trail history

Standing at the Mexican border staring towards Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail I noticed that the

Feb 19, 2017 : Kevin Elens
This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #PacificCrestTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #PacificCrestTrail

While it may not be thru-hiking season, there are still some lucky people out on the #PacificCrestTr

Feb 16, 2017 : Mackenzie Findeisen
What it’s Like to Leave a Loved One Behind to Hike the PCT

What it’s Like to Leave a Loved One Behind to Hike the PCT

A week away from the beginning of my Pacific Crest Trail thru-hike, the southern terminus and the Ca

Feb 10, 2017 : Chuck McKeever
2017 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers You Should be Following on Instagram

2017 Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hikers You Should be Following on Instagram

What lies below is an assemblage of 2017 Pacific Crest Trail thru-hikers and some bonafide badass ad

Feb 10, 2017 : Erick Gaudreau
Trail Wisdom: Sayings, Proverbs and Mantras

Trail Wisdom: Sayings, Proverbs and Mantras

If a thru hike does nothing else, it gives you a lot of time to think. On any given day my thoug

Feb 9, 2017 : Bug Juice
Back-to-Back:  Q&A with “Moonshine”

Back-to-Back: Q&A with “Moonshine”

Photographs by Tommy Corey 5,316. That's the number of miles, Lindsey McKelvey (Moonshine) has hik

Feb 7, 2017 : Tommy Corey
The Dating Game: Hiker Style

The Dating Game: Hiker Style

When I decided in June of 2016 that I was going to take on the PCT, I obsessively started following

Feb 3, 2017 : Tommy Corey
Hike On: Q&A with “Jetpack”

Hike On: Q&A with “Jetpack”

A little introduction: I met Leah only a couple months ago.  I first met her at an art show Lindsey

Feb 1, 2017 : Tommy Corey