This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #PacificCrestTrail

Thru-hiking season is in full throttle on the #PCT! And there are some great photos floating around thanks to all the hikers out there! Unfortunately, if you are reading this right now, you probably aren’t out on the trail (thanks for reading if you are!). Good news, this is the next best thing!

If you’d like to be featured, we search Instagram for great photos with the hashtag #PacificCrestTrail, #PCT and #PacificCrestTrials (our personal favorite) and select a few standouts each week for your viewing pleasure.

Here’s some visual splendor chock full of the insta-greatness we have all been waiting for. The following photos were taken between 8/22 to 8/28. 

Knife’s Edge extended edition, from Ives Peak. The mountain just in front of Rainier is Old Snowy, a common side peak for PCTers. Honestly the PCT Knife’s Edge is way better than the ridge leading up to it. But then again, that is the greatest mile of the whole 2670 mile long trail so it’s a pretty high standard to live up to. Was nice to get some high views overlooking the Goat Rocks area from Ives Peak, but if I could just get a little zipline to skip over to Old Snowy and get started on the PCT bit that would be alright with me. #goatrocks #goatrockswilderness #ivespeak #mtrainier #knifesedge #oldsnowy #oldsnowymountain #sexysectionhikers #pacificcresttrail #pct #pct16 #pct2016 #pacificcresttrials #pctig

A photo posted by John Zahorian (@cedarskies) on

Dawn at Lake Ollalie ? great view of Mt Jefferson ?

A photo posted by Lachlan Fysh (@lachlanfysh) on

No description required #craterlake #pctig #pacificcresttrials

A photo posted by Jeff Brownscheidle (@jmtman) on

One state, 507 miles to go! Can you tell we’re excited?!! #pctig #pacificcresttrials

A photo posted by Susanna (@susannajoie) on

Don’t touch the lava

A photo posted by rach (@raaaaaaaach_) on

Worry’s a bully . . . #pct #pct2016 #pctig #pacificcresttrail #pacificcresttrials #getolympus

A photo posted by Geoffrey Wong (@fgeof) on

It’s looking like the end is near for some of you thru-hikers! Cheers to you for enjoying the trail just as much as I like looking at it #officeproblems.

Happy hiking.

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