Pacific Crest Trail

400 % Snow Level on the PCT

400 % Snow Level on the PCT

Worse than 2017? One of the main reasons for me to choose to hike the PCT southbound was to avoid the crazy snow amounts and floods that often hit the...

Jun 23, 2022 : Miia Tsunami
PCT Week 8: Entering the Sierra

PCT Week 8: Entering the Sierra

Off to Kennedy Meadows It is finally time, I’m headed towards the Sierra. I have been looking forward to this section since I started my journey and Kennedy Meadows South...

Jun 17, 2022 : Thomas Allie
Planning a Thru-Hike from Abroad

Planning a Thru-Hike from Abroad

Few people realize how much time (and money) I have spent planning to hike the PCT. It feels like I can breathe a sigh of relief when the only thing...

Jun 13, 2022 : Miia Tsunami
PCT Week 7: Storms, New Friends, and Water Carries

PCT Week 7: Storms, New Friends, and Water Carries

Extra Days in Tehachapi Tehachapi is our next town stop. The city is full of great food and more wonderful people. I get in early covered in dirt and sweat...

Jun 10, 2022 : Thomas Allie
Becoming Home: 2 weeks in a fantasy world

Becoming Home: 2 weeks in a fantasy world

It’s been over 2 weeks since I first pitched my tent in the dirt and dust of Southern California. I’ve become a PCT hiker now for just shy of 200...

May 19, 2022 : Juliette
the little things. being content in the moment.

the little things. being content in the moment.

It was our first night on trail and we had put up our tent, a Durston X-Mid2 at Hauser Creek. Sleep had come slowly as I was still energized by...

May 5, 2022 : 4 Shirts
Jackrabbit Hikes: PCT Day 10-13

Jackrabbit Hikes: PCT Day 10-13

Day 10/11 - Idyllwild - Double Zero (mi 179.3) So I’m lumping these two days together because I took a double zero in Idyllwild. My wallet is a little pissed,...

Apr 18, 2022 : Connor Chapdelaine
What’s in My Pack

What’s in My Pack

Everything that I will need to survive for the next 5 months will be carried on my back. That’s pretty wild to think about. With thru-hiking, the goal is to...

Apr 11, 2022 : Kelsey Parrish
Why I Dehydrated My Own Food

Why I Dehydrated My Own Food

There are a few ways you can resupply food on the trail: buy as you go , mail food, or pick up food from a hiker box. There’s no right...

Apr 11, 2022 : Kelsey Parrish
Let Me Take A Second To Introduce Myself

Let Me Take A Second To Introduce Myself

Hi there, my name is Kelsey Parrish and I'm hiking the Pacific Crest Trail on April 12, 2022! I was born and raised in the Midwest(Indiana) and moved to Colorado...

Apr 8, 2022 : Kelsey Parrish