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My Name’s 301, a Hiker and Trail Angel

My Name’s 301, a Hiker and Trail Angel

As I traveled on the Appalachian Trail in 2021, I had no idea what was in store for me. My name is 301 (three oh one) I’m a hiker, and...

Nov 20, 2022 : Josh Widdowfield
My Stubbornness may be my Downfall

My Stubbornness may be my Downfall

I was so grateful to get in and out of Seiad Valley before the fires started. I found the climb, SOBO, in the heat nonetheless, a bit grueling, but the...

Aug 14, 2022 : Janine
Something is wrong…

Something is wrong…

When I got on at Fish Lake (in S. OR), I felt great! Heading SOBO, towards NorCal. Yes, it was a repeat of some miles from last year, but good....

Aug 9, 2022 : Janine
PCT Week 15: July 4th Storms, Paradise Lake, and Reaching Oregon

PCT Week 15: July 4th Storms, Paradise Lake, and Reaching Oregon

Castle Crags Wilderness   It is finally time to leave Dunsmuir and into Castle Crags we go. The days of rest help with the climb as we pass many day...

Aug 6, 2022 : Thomas Allie
Limping on in Washington

Limping on in Washington

Day 23: 16 miles. Snoqualmie Pass - Campspot at mile 275 We were sleeping in an amazing house in our own spacious rooms and had fresh bread and coffee for...

Aug 4, 2022 : Miia Tsunami
PCT Week 14: Heatwave, Shasta, and Mile 1500

PCT Week 14: Heatwave, Shasta, and Mile 1500

Burney Falls It’s 100+ today and as you can imagine it’s impossible to hike. Luckily we are only 8 miles from Burney Falls, a perfect place to hide from the...

Jul 26, 2022 : Thomas Allie
PCT Week 12: Sierra Buttes, Fire Zones, and Quincy

PCT Week 12: Sierra Buttes, Fire Zones, and Quincy

Last bit of snow (for now) Making my way out of Truckee, I reunite with Mountain Goat. It’s been quite a while since I last saw him, last time being...

Jul 8, 2022 : Thomas Allie
PCT Week 11: Storms, Desolation Wilderness, Family

PCT Week 11: Storms, Desolation Wilderness, Family

Onwards to Tahoe With the High Sierra in the rear view, we’re off to the last of the Sierra Nevada region, Lake Tahoe. There is still plenty of snow to...

Jul 5, 2022 : Thomas Allie
PCT Week 10: Recovery, Return, Optimism

PCT Week 10: Recovery, Return, Optimism

Recovery I am truly blessed by the kindness of strangers and friends who helped me recover much faster than expected. In Bishop, I was taken in by a trail angel,...

Jun 26, 2022 : Thomas Allie
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