This Week’s Best Instagram Photos from the #PacificCrestTrail

As the 2016 thru-hiking season begins, we’re bringing (and will keep bringing) you some insta-greatness from the #PacificCrestTrail! So don’t be sad if you’re not able to hike the PCT this year, because you can live vicariously through a handful of other great adventurers tackling the trail now.

We are always looking for great Instagram photos with the hashtag #PacificCrestTrail, #PCT and #PacificCrestTrials (our personal favorite) and select a few each week for your viewing pleasure! You should also follow Pacific Crest Trials on Instagram from some more PCT goodness.

This week we took a look at photos snapped between 3/27 and 4/6.

What can I say? Epic views yesterday #wildernessculture #hiking #hikingadventures #outdoorlife #pacificcresttrail

A photo posted by Jesse Adame (@jesse__adame) on

That moment when you get service…PCT mile 22 #pct2016 #pct #pctig

A photo posted by Andy and Laurie (@yogihiker) on

Gettin started a few days back! #pct #pct2016 #hikeordie #thruhike #hikertrash (they told me to hashtag this)

A photo posted by Josiah McGee (@happynewsforsadness) on

Spring has sprung on the PCT. At least it has in SoCal. Great capture, @pctpatrick. #pacificcresttrials #pctig #pct2016 #pct2017

A photo posted by Pacific Crest Trials (@pacificcresttrials) on

The desert is alive with flowers! Happily hiking along #pct mile 18 #pctig #pct2016

A photo posted by Andy and Laurie (@yogihiker) on

Jefferson Park — Mount Jefferson Wilderness — Via the PCT #pacificcresttrail #pct #jefferson #backpacking #livefortoday

A photo posted by Alexander Kingsbery (@live4today__) on

Mexico to Canada, 2650 Miles. #pct #pct2016

A photo posted by Rob Bertholf (@bertholf) on

Yesterday we left Telluride to embark on a five month journey hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, the biggest and boldest adventure I’ve ever dared to dream thus far in my 30 years. Hiking a 2,600-mile footpath is not something that can be done under the constraints of a traditional job. To make this dream a reality, I quit my job as editor of the local newspaper and became a seasonal bus driver. I also stepped out of a career path that mainstream American society respects and became a rather unlikely ski bum, considering I’m not a lifelong skier. But I’ve been the happier than I can ever remember being in my entire adult life this winter, skiing whenever I want and preparing for a monumental walk across California, Oregon and Washington. We’re two weeks away from starting our hike at the U.S.-Mexican border and walking continuously north until we reach Canada. Now we have to prep our food drops along the trail and switch gears into hiking mode from a winter of thinking almost exclusively about snow conditions and praying for powder days. My friend @cararoseanne is writing a story about my journey for Telluride Style magazine, and @lifefeelingphotography and I had a fun photo shoot on Main Street for the piece earlier this week. Thanks for the photo, Matt!

A photo posted by maryslosson (@maryslosson) on

Hey, I put some new shoes on, and suddenly everything is right. #pct #pct2016 #thruhike2016

A photo posted by Motorhomin’ (@motorhomin) on

Pacific Crest Trail preparations. #pct #pct2016

A photo posted by Ryan Wright (@ryan_sojourn) on

Be sure to keep checking back for more Insta-gold from the #PCT as the season continues!

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Remember, we are always on a look out for Instagram photos with the hashtag #PacificCrestTrail, #PCT and #PacificCrestTrials (our personal favorite). So remember, if you want your photo to be featured, just use those hashtags!

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