PCT

The False Start Mindset: Resilience in the Face of Injury

The False Start Mindset: Resilience in the Face of Injury

Trigger Warning: Pictures of my Feet Starting on the Pacific Crest Trail Sean and I started our thru-hike on Tuesday May 14th, excited after a wonderful evening at Scout and...

Jun 8, 2024 : Aidan
Mission to Big Bear

Mission to Big Bear

After rejoining the trail at Interstate 10, mile 209.5, we would be heading into Whitewater Preserve and then Mission Creek. This whole section was recommended to be skipped as there...

May 21, 2024 : Saida Garcia
San Jacinto: The Trail Gives – Apache Peak

San Jacinto: The Trail Gives – Apache Peak

After a rest day in Idyllwild, the group was fairly split on what to do with the vague snow conditions on San Jacinto. There were concerns about the snow quantity...

May 7, 2024 : Saida Garcia
From: Julian. To: Idyllwild. With Change and Caches

From: Julian. To: Idyllwild. With Change and Caches

Change This week provided quite a bit of change and a shift in the group I was traveling with. While we ended the week with 9 people heading into Idyllwild,...

May 1, 2024 : Saida Garcia
Oops I Did It Again

Oops I Did It Again

Why One Thru-Hike Just Wasn't Enough Welp, my mother's biggest nightmare has inevitably come true. In just a few short days, I'll be setting out to attempt a thru-hike of...

Apr 11, 2024 : Alexa Carpenter
In The Blink of 5 Days

In The Blink of 5 Days

I hopped off the bus at San Diego Old Station and looked around, trying to get my bearings. I went under a tunnel and came up the other side where...

Apr 1, 2024 : Saida Garcia
I’m scared of the CDT

I’m scared of the CDT

Hopeful Triple Crown thru-hiker, Al Marriott aka Lookout, has some fears going into his next long-distance hiking adventure: The Continental Divide Trail.

Mar 23, 2024 : Al Marriott
3 1/2 Weeks to go!

3 1/2 Weeks to go!

I’m just comfortable like this! I am sitting here at an amazing resort in Turtle Bay, Hawaii thinking about my upcoming trek on the PCT in April. Where I’ll be...

Mar 22, 2024 : Joy Morrison
From Work Boots to Trail Runners (Soon!)

From Work Boots to Trail Runners (Soon!)

My last week of work started like most do... alarm, struggle, wake up. Before I know it, I am climbing stairs to an unfinished unit that was turned into our...

Mar 17, 2024 : Saida Garcia
Post PCT: Bathing in Reflection

Post PCT: Bathing in Reflection

  This time, two years ago, Marie and I (not yet Basecamp & Yeti Legs) were selling the last of our worldly possessions (including our cars), wrapping up our jobs,...

Mar 8, 2024 : Wesley Black