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Reflecting on Washington

Reflecting on Washington

As I sit in this cafe attached to the hostel I’m staying at in Portland, I’m crunching on a toasted everything bagel, sipping my black coffee, and the Chili Peppers...

Jul 27, 2019 : Alex
Falling in Love on the Pacific Crest Trail

Falling in Love on the Pacific Crest Trail

Sorry, it's been a long time since my last post. After 50 days on trail (March to April), I guess I have no idea what’s going on anymore. No kidding,...

Jun 15, 2019 : KTrepp
Mountain Fire Closure is Lifted. Here’s What it Took to Repair this Section of the PCT

Mountain Fire Closure is Lifted. Here’s What it Took to Repair this Section of the PCT

If you’ve hiked the Pacific Crest Trail within the past five years, you probably remember having to detour around the fire closure above Idyllwild, California. Years before walking around fire

May 13, 2019 : Effie Drew
Chinook Trail: Lost Lake to ALDHA-West Gathering

Chinook Trail: Lost Lake to ALDHA-West Gathering

I was anxious to hit the Lost Lake General Store this morning---I really wanted something for breakfast other than Pop-Tarts and oatmeal. A breakfast burrito, cinnamon roll---anything but the usual!

Nov 6, 2018 : Sean Berry
Chinook Trail – Meeting Up With The PCT From Hood River, OR, To Lost Lake Resort

Chinook Trail – Meeting Up With The PCT From Hood River, OR, To Lost Lake Resort

I knew this day would be the most brutal of the entire Chinook Trail journey. Over 5,000 feet of vertical from the Columbia River, up Mount Defiance, and past it...

Oct 31, 2018 : Sean Berry