Southbounding the PCT, Part 4: Resupply, Towns, and Trail Angels

Southbounding the PCT, Part 4: Resupply, Towns, and Trail Angels

It's no secret that the majority of long-distance hikers on the PCT choose a Northbound itinerary. Many services along the trail tailor their schedules to best serve "The Bubble," which...

Jun 11, 2018 : Righteous
The LA Aqueduct: A Dark, Flat Walk

The LA Aqueduct: A Dark, Flat Walk

My campsite before the aqueduct was my first night camping alone. I both loved and hated it; the solitude was great until every rustle of leaves sounded like a mountain...

Jun 8, 2018 : Lizzie Heine
Nutella, Trail Sauce, Spewy? Nah, Call Me Cowgirl

Nutella, Trail Sauce, Spewy? Nah, Call Me Cowgirl

The Pacific Crest Trail is like the Wild West. Hikers can be seen curled up in small patches of shade next to the trail and walk around towns caked in...

Jun 8, 2018 : Rebecca Burns
Thoughts From the Trail Via Some Audio Clips

Thoughts From the Trail Via Some Audio Clips

Hey humans out there! Well, I've made it to mile 700-plus of the PCT. Walking around 20 miles a day, I have a lot of time for reflection, thinking, zoning...

Jun 8, 2018 : Olympia
The Desert Holds Its Own Personal Beauty

The Desert Holds Its Own Personal Beauty

After 35 days it is done. It feels great to finally be sitting in Kennedy Meadows downing a couple of beers and a burger knowing that the desert is behind...

Jun 7, 2018 : Mick Beckers
Emotions Rise and Fall Along with the Trail

Emotions Rise and Fall Along with the Trail

May 19 to June 6 Days 45 to 64 Acton KOA to Walker Pass (Lake Isabella) Miles 444.3 to 652 (207.7 hiked) Kilometers 715.3 to 1049.3 (334 hiked) Five zeros...

Jun 6, 2018 : Annette 'The Rainbow'
PCT Update H Covering the Sierra Passes

PCT Update H Covering the Sierra Passes

Update covering lots of the famous or infamous high mountain passes in the Sierra Nevada on the

Jun 5, 2018 : Chris Guynn
Out of the High Sierra and Zeroing in Tahoe

Out of the High Sierra and Zeroing in Tahoe

Hello, everyone. It's been a while since my update as I've been literally knee deep in snow mixed with a potent combo of type one and type two fun that...

Jun 5, 2018 : Chris Guynn
Book Three, Chapter One – The High Road to Bishop

Book Three, Chapter One – The High Road to Bishop

After leaving Kennedy Meadows, despite some pretty crazy elevation, we still made good time except for logistical problems. Cow Creek Following the trail up the canyon from Kennedy Meadows, it

Jun 5, 2018 : Smokebeard
Trail Correspondents Episode #8: The Biggest Surprises (Pt II)

Trail Correspondents Episode #8: The Biggest Surprises (Pt II)

When backpacking through the backcountry for months on end, there's one thing that can be relied upon: expect the unexpected.  Today's episode focuses in on exactly that- the biggest

Jun 4, 2018 : Zach