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This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #PacificCrestTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Posts from the #PacificCrestTrail

This is our weekly roundup of all the best Instagram posts from the Pacific Crest Trail. We'll gather the gorgeous, hilarious, and all-around epic photos from the last two weeks....

Jul 10, 2019 : Jenna Duesterhoeft
A Lifelong Asthmatic’s Tips for Dealing with Asthma During a Thru-Hike

A Lifelong Asthmatic’s Tips for Dealing with Asthma During a Thru-Hike

At birth, I was diagnosed with asthma*. It was triggered by allergies, exercise, cigarette smoke, cold, and severe humidity. Around age nine, I began seeing an asthma and allergy specialist...

Jul 10, 2019 : Rachel Meltzer
Congrats to These 2019 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: June 23-July 9

Congrats to These 2019 Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers: June 23-July 9

Congratulations to all of the early-bird 2019 finishers out there! Whether it is your first thru, or you've added another notch to your long-distance-backpacking belt, your accomplishment deserves to

Jul 10, 2019 : Rachel S
REI Just Debuted Their Used Gear Program. Here’s How to Save Money and Help the Environment

REI Just Debuted Their Used Gear Program. Here’s How to Save Money and Help the Environment

The following is a Sponsored Post courtesy of REI

Jul 9, 2019 : Sponsored Post
The Best Outdoor Gear Deals of the Week: Week of 7/8

The Best Outdoor Gear Deals of the Week: Week of 7/8

With NOBO finishes, SOBO starts, and flip-flops well underway, we hope you have your gear list dialed in by now if you're on trail. If not, or if you're prepping...

Jul 8, 2019 : Rachel S
How I Prepared for an Early-Season Tahoe Rim Trail Thru-Hike

How I Prepared for an Early-Season Tahoe Rim Trail Thru-Hike

On June 18, 2019, my sister and I arrived in Reno, NV, to thru-hike the Tahoe Rim Trail. I had heard about the record snowfall but honestly had no clue...

Jul 7, 2019 : Anna Zimmerman
Pacific Crest Trail Section Profile: Sierra Nevada

Pacific Crest Trail Section Profile: Sierra Nevada

While each section of the PCT boasts its own beauty, the High Sierra is commonly thought of as the most grandiose. This section spans 390.25 miles and has total elevation...

Jul 7, 2019 : Samantha Olthof
Meet the Thru-Hiking Artists Inspired by the Appalachian Trail

Meet the Thru-Hiking Artists Inspired by the Appalachian Trail

Rebecca “V-Dub” Harnish One spring day in 2018, Tina Tempest, owner of the Pacific Crest Trail in 2016 and Green Mountain House hostel in Vermont to sponsor a series of...

Jul 7, 2019 : Clay Bonnyman Evans
Connecticut! I Walked Home!

Connecticut! I Walked Home!

I think I started smiling the second I hit the Connecticut border and not sure I stopped all the way through. I hit the green Gateway to New England sign and...

Jul 6, 2019 : Kristen Fiedler
Backpacker Radio #41: Chaunce (Yes, Juliana Chauncey)

Backpacker Radio #41: Chaunce (Yes, Juliana Chauncey)

She's baaaaack.  Sort of.  Halfway.  At this year's Trail Days, I caught up with Chaunce, who was roughly half way into her AT thru-hike, to talk trail, like the good...

Jul 3, 2019 : Zach