I am hiking the PCT!?! I am blogging?!?

I am hiking the PCT!?! I am blogging?!?

Hey everyone, I'm Andy! Welcome to my first-ever blog post! I am a 21-year-old college student from Southern California who is soon to graduate and soon to be on the...

Nov 16, 2022 : Andy Valdez
From From Wrightwood…to Wrightwood

From From Wrightwood…to Wrightwood

Day 120: Zero in Wrightwood We were finally sleeping well in our beds and mattresses. I got a free air mattress from the host after I told him my mattress...

Nov 16, 2022 : Miia Tsunami
Gear Failures And Fixes

Gear Failures And Fixes

Some backpacking gear is consumable, and I expect it'll need to be replaced during a thru-hike. Other gear, I've always assumed to be durable enough to last many years if...

Nov 15, 2022 : Richard
Week 13: Bullying! Bugs! THE BUBBLE! (2078-2260.4)

Week 13: Bullying! Bugs! THE BUBBLE! (2078-2260.4)

The New Plan and Subsequent Confusion Done with California! Hiking through Oregon! Days away from Washington! You’re confused? I’m fucking confused. (Yes, that’s in the Fezco voice; yes, I’m 36...

Nov 15, 2022 : LilyMG
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
A Long Time Coming, a Long Way to Go

A Long Time Coming, a Long Way to Go

At fourteen years old, I first heard about the Pacific Crest Trail.  I had aspirations to hike it with my dad before high school was over, even though my dad...

Nov 11, 2022 : Scott McDowell
PCT Week 21: A beautifully foolish endeavour

PCT Week 21: A beautifully foolish endeavour

After our flip-flop of going back to Oregon and hiking southbound to reconnect where we left off in California, we travel all the way back to Seattle to tackle the...

Nov 11, 2022 : Annika Ananias
Week 12: Packages! Problems! Portland! (Miles 1400.1-1501 → 2078)

Week 12: Packages! Problems! Portland! (Miles 1400.1-1501 → 2078)

A Post Office Problem, Solved The pack I’d ordered was at the Dunsmuir Post Office, which would close at five p.m. on Friday and not reopen until 8:30 the following...

Nov 11, 2022 : LilyMG
PCT Week 21: Finishing California

PCT Week 21: Finishing California

This is our last section in California and we are reconnecting footsteps at Mount Shasta. We are going through the rugged expanse of two wilderness areas, each studded with granite...

Nov 8, 2022 : Annika Ananias
Please Allow Me to Introduce Myself

Please Allow Me to Introduce Myself

I’m Nate Palmer (He/Him) and beginning in May of 2023 I’ll be attempting a thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail northbound (NoBo)!

Nov 8, 2022 : Nate Palmer