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Riding the Roller Coaster – Shakedown Hike on the Virginia AT

Riding the Roller Coaster – Shakedown Hike on the Virginia AT

Right after I graduated college in 2016, I had a failed attempt at section hiking the New Hampshire AT. This hike failed for a few different reasons: my pack was...

Apr 9, 2019 : Liz Archibald
And they say Virginia is Long…(Mile 900-1600)

And they say Virginia is Long…(Mile 900-1600)

*I would like to apologize for the sheer amount of tilted pictures, this was done on my moms computer and things got wonky **DOUBLE ASTERISK: if you want to see...

Jul 25, 2015 : Chris LeBlanc
In Defense of NorCal: PCT Days 90-94

In Defense of NorCal: PCT Days 90-94

Day 90.  Miles: 27.7  Total: 1485.0 In the morning, I see a buck with massive antlers. He watches me placidly while I talk to him. We're not in the Sierra...

Aug 27, 2022 : Sibley
A Short & Sweet Introduction to Picking Edible Berries Along the PCT

A Short & Sweet Introduction to Picking Edible Berries Along the PCT

The west becomes a movable feast in the summer, when the mountains aren't just alive with wildflowers and fauna, but when the nature also becomes EDIBLE. The PCT corridor's beloved...

Aug 10, 2022 : J. Taylor Bell
PCT CA SECTION H PART 2

PCT CA SECTION H PART 2

CRABTREE MEADOWS TO TUOLUMNE MEADOWS MILE 766 - 942.5 CONTINUED… Day 60 - 0 miles 9 miles to town. Throughout the night, we were battered by thunderstorms. Bouts of intense...

Jul 13, 2022 : Lightning Rod
Deep in the Sierra: PCT Days 51-53

Deep in the Sierra: PCT Days 51-53

Day 51.  Miles: 10.7  Total: 799.8 This morning, I sleep in a little, so the sun is already illuminating Charlotte Lake on my way back to the PCT. The water...

Jul 6, 2022 : Sibley
PCT Week 9: The High Sierra

PCT Week 9: The High Sierra

The next section leads us deeper into the Sierra and takes in some spectacular scenery. There are also a lot of challenging passes. Together with a couple of river crossings,...

Jul 1, 2022 : Annika Ananias
PCT Days 1-7: From One Green Tunnel to Another

PCT Days 1-7: From One Green Tunnel to Another

In my first seven days on the PCT, I hiked from Callahan's Lodge in Ashland, OR, to Etna, CA. I've lived in Virginia the last seven years; for the last...

Jun 20, 2022 : Katie Quinn
These Are A Few of My Greatest Fears

These Are A Few of My Greatest Fears

"Are you going to bring a gun?"That's the first thing pretty much anyone I've told about this hike has asked me, especially when they hear that I'm hiking part of...

Jun 16, 2022 : Katie Quinn
22 Trek Bloggers on the Pacific Crest Trail You Should Be Following in 2022

22 Trek Bloggers on the Pacific Crest Trail You Should Be Following in 2022

As the snow melts in the PCT's Sierra Mountains and Katahdin opens to AT hikers, we find ourselves deep in the throes of thru-hiking season once more. For months now,...

Jun 13, 2022 : Katie Houston