Pacific Crest Trail

Chapter 0.5: Pregame

Chapter 0.5: Pregame

Chapter 0.5: Pregame Dates: 3/4-3/5    After landing in San Diego with our wonderful entourage, Bob and Brenda Duncan, we reunited with our hopes and excitement. Almost there. On the...

Jul 18, 2022 : Wesley Black
PCT Week 13: Reaching Half Way, Lassen, and a Realization

PCT Week 13: Reaching Half Way, Lassen, and a Realization

Even more storms, Even more burn areas After a well taken zero in Quincy, Build-a-Bear and I head back into more burn area. Rain and thunderstorms are expected so we...

Jul 16, 2022 : Thomas Allie
Week 1: Snow, snow and more snow

Week 1: Snow, snow and more snow

Day 1: 14 miles. Hart's pass to Holman creek trail We got a ride by Raven up the winy road to the trail. Alltogether we were 13 people starting north...

Jul 15, 2022 : Miia Tsunami
SoBos in vortex

SoBos in vortex

I have made it to Washington! My start date was two days ago, but here we are still waiting in the SoBo vortex. I flew to Seattle via Reykjavik. It...

Jul 1, 2022 : Miia Tsunami
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