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PCT Trail Closure Reduced near Northern Terminus

PCT Trail Closure Reduced near Northern Terminus

The Pacific Crest Trail fire closure near the Northern Terminus has been reduced to 17.5 miles, from near the Slate Peak Lookout (mile 2,623.6) to near Woody Pass (mile 2,641)...

Jul 19, 2018 : The Editors
Out of the Frying Pan, Into the… Freezer?

Out of the Frying Pan, Into the… Freezer?

Miles walked: 700 Audio: see below I’m way sorry that I’ve been MIA for so long. I had reliable internet in Tehachapi (mile 566), but had no motivation to write...

Jul 12, 2018 : Anna Smiley
Anticipation About the PCT While Eating Bagels

Anticipation About the PCT While Eating Bagels

“If you come at four in the afternoon, I'll begin to be happy by three.” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince. Eating bagels here in NYC while waiting to start...

May 23, 2018 : Marie Webster
How We Ended Up on the PCT Together: Nolan’s Story

How We Ended Up on the PCT Together: Nolan’s Story

Being from the Midwest, hiking wasn’t something I grew up doing. Sure, I had gone on a couple weekend trips to some national forests when I was in Scouts, however...

May 10, 2018 : Nolan and Michelle
Healing and Planning

Healing and Planning

Good morning, hiker trash. I pray that wherever you are today you’re having safe and happy trails. It took a broken shoulder with shredded tendons and a torn muscle to...

Apr 21, 2018 : Gary Stell
Trail Correspondents Episode #2: Meet Our Pacific Crest Trail and Continental Divide Trail Hikers

Trail Correspondents Episode #2: Meet Our Pacific Crest Trail and Continental Divide Trail Hikers

 In the first episode of our new Trail Correspondents series, you met our Appalachian Trail hikers. Now it's time to meet our Pacific Crest Trail and Continental Divide Trail

Apr 4, 2018 : Zach
Where I Am and What’s Left to Do: Nine Weeks to the PCT

Where I Am and What’s Left to Do: Nine Weeks to the PCT

I start my PCT journey in early April 2018. It will be my first thru-hike! Here’s who I am and exactly how (un)prepared I feel about it all.   Who...

Jan 27, 2018 : Katie Elder
Hike Like a Girl: Facing Fears, Empowering Women

Hike Like a Girl: Facing Fears, Empowering Women

We try to protect our daughters from the world by discouraging them from getting themselves into risky situations, but avoiding fear only hurts girls more. We need to encourage our...

Jan 24, 2018 : Janel Gazelle
Call Me Smokebeard

Call Me Smokebeard

Introducing Ed "Smokebeard" Schernau, PCT-hopeful for 2018.

Jan 8, 2018 : Smokebeard
Ultralight, a Means to an End

Ultralight, a Means to an End

In the world of backpacking the term “Ultralight” gets thrown around like a badge of honor.  I’ve never had the unfortunate indignity of hauling a 70lb pack up a mountain,...

Nov 9, 2017 : Bug Juice