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Hiking Faster: Training for the PCT

Hiking Faster: Training for the PCT

I hiked the Appalachian Trail in 176 days—almost exactly average. Even though the Pacific Crest Trail is over 450 miles longer, I intend to hike it in around 140 days....

Apr 21, 2022 : Sibley
Now Boarding: Our Journey to San Diego

Now Boarding: Our Journey to San Diego

Inching Closer to the Start Getting ready to go on the PCT was a long-distance trail in itself.  I think I would call it “The Bar Street Apartment to the...

Apr 16, 2022 : Allison and Connor
Pizza to Pizza: An Introduction to Our Hike

Pizza to Pizza: An Introduction to Our Hike

Introduction Hello! Allie and I are thru-hiking the PCT this year going northbound from Mexico to Canada.  In this post, we are going to do a short introduction, talk about...

Apr 12, 2022 : Allison and Connor
PCT Shakedown #2: Solo in the Grand Canyon (1/2)

PCT Shakedown #2: Solo in the Grand Canyon (1/2)

3/22/22 Last month, my first and only trip to Grand Canyon National Park with guests was canceled because of a snowstorm. I was bummed. I’d been looking forward to it…...

Apr 11, 2022 : Sibley
My Mental State Before the PCT

My Mental State Before the PCT

Hello everyone, my name is Ben Peters and my trail name is Unfiltered. Yes, it means both things, in case you’re wondering, as I drink unfiltered water and my unfiltered...

Mar 29, 2022 : Ben Peters
PCT Thru-Hike, Campo to Mount Laguna (Days 1-4): Orientation

PCT Thru-Hike, Campo to Mount Laguna (Days 1-4): Orientation

I began preparations for my thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail in February of 2021. On March 23rd, 2022, I took the first few steps of my continuous journey from...

Mar 26, 2022 : Rachel Guevara
Foothills Trail Day 7 and Palmetto Trail Day 3

Foothills Trail Day 7 and Palmetto Trail Day 3

Foothills Trail Day 7 Nantahala National Forest Laurel Fork Heritage Preserve Jocassee Gorge Wildlife Management Area MM 67.29 10.42 miles No wildlife Rained during the night and I thought

Mar 19, 2022 : MAV
Foothills Trail Day 6

Foothills Trail Day 6

Nantahala National Forest Toxaway Game Land Gorges State Park, NC Jocassee Gorge Wildlife Management Area MM 56.85 Virginia Hawkins Campsite 14.47 miles Barred Owl When I woke up the other

Mar 18, 2022 : MAV
How My Parents Are Training for My PCT Thru-Hike

How My Parents Are Training for My PCT Thru-Hike

Meet Kathy and Paul, arguably the best parents in the world from a very biased daughter. They have supported me through every crazy thing I've done and have given me...

Mar 14, 2022 : Kelly
PCT Permit? Acquired.

PCT Permit? Acquired.

First thing is first. My name is Kelly from Pittsburgh, PA. I’m your typical nature lover that wants to say "poop poop society" for 5-6 months. 

Nov 27, 2021 : Kelly