This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #PacificCrestTrail

Welcome to our weekly roundup where we carefully select and showcase the most impressive, hilarious, and all-around epic photos taken by hikers on the Pacific Crest Trail. Use the hashtag #trekthePCT, #PacificCrestTrail or #PCT2018 for your chance to be featured! Here are few of our favorite photos from the week of Oct. 28 to Nov. 4 for your viewing pleasure.

Happy trails!




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Our time in the Goat Rocks Wilderness involved walking over the Knife’s Edge, some beautiful terrain.

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HIKER TRASH VOGUE: Featuring / @pacificcrest.trail !! . Thanks to @zrdavis for not only sending us some Trek swag to rough up a bit, but for also providing such an incredible platform for hikers and hiking enthusiasts to share their stories/thoughts about all things thru-hiking. I actually went back a week ago and looked at my first blog that I wrote before my first attempted thru hike in 2017. It was a really cringeworthy read because I had no idea what the fuck I was talking about. However, it’s amazing to have had a voice and read it now having completed the entire trail over a year later. . Thanks for the opportunities your provide @zrdavis and, not just for me, but for our entire community! . #thetrek #trekthepct #pctig #pcta #pct2018 #pacificcresttrail #hikertrashvogue

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Somewhere deep within the woods of Washington.. . . . . . #pctig #trekthepct

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I’m not sure when it happened but one day I believed I could hike from Mexico to Canada. The distance didn’t intimidate me, it intrigued me. 2,650 miles. It sounds bigger when you say it out loud. A lot of things do. I really had no idea what I was getting into. With a brash confidence I assumed the miles would sort themselves out. The trail has a way of shifting your expectations, it’s slow at first – a water source is dry when you’re thirsty – the gas station only has cinnamon pop tarts and the next 100 miles seem a bit more grim. But you find your groove and settle into the trail’s rhythm. You lose the plans you may have set – or maybe you forget them. Near the end you wonder what you were thinking – hiking this kind of distance – knowing now that you’re ruined because of it. #pct2018

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Mein erstes Mal „Cowboy Campen“ werde ich nicht so schnell vergessen ? Denn die Nacht unter dem Sternenhimmel zu schlafen war nicht nur ziemlich schön, sondern auch sehr nass. Mitten in der Nacht begann es nämlich zu regnen und ich musste doch noch mein Zelt aufbauen ? Dennoch war es eine tolle Erfahrung auf meiner Wanderung auf dem #pacificcresttrail und ich habe fast jeden Moment auf dem Trail sehr genossen ❤️? ——————————————————- #pct #hiking #hike #hikinggirl #outdoorgirl #outdoor #hikinglife #hikinglove #wandern #wanderung #hiker #thruhike #trekking #trekkinglife #camping #wanderlust #nature #outdooradventures #hikingadventures #rausundmachen #adventure #wirliebendieberge #outdoorlovers #abenteuer #rauszeit #natur #raus #bergliebe #glücklich

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This one time, I did this thing. #pct2018

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Oh Blue Beard, where art thou?

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Happy Friday. #haveadrink #drinkwater

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#PCTBnW || 87/99

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Why did the Marmot cross the trail???

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