PCT2019

Trail Update – Warner Springs to San Jacinto

Trail Update – Warner Springs to San Jacinto

Warner Springs I take my first zero in Warner Springs, where it is fabled, there is a community center where I can soak my feet in Epsom salts and take a...

Apr 29, 2019 : Jonathan Culp
Blogpost, Pt. I: Hiking to Feel at “Home”

Blogpost, Pt. I: Hiking to Feel at “Home”

Hi! Hello! Pearl here! This spring I am starting my northbound (NOBO) thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT). My start date: April 24, 2019. I will be starting my second thru-hike....

Apr 21, 2019 : Pearl
It’s the Final Countdown, and I’ve Never Felt Less Prepared

It’s the Final Countdown, and I’ve Never Felt Less Prepared

instagram: @Woman’s Solo Hiking Trip Shockingly Doesn’t Have To Do With Inner Journey Or Anything) but I’ve come up short, probably due in no small part to the fact that...

Mar 30, 2019 : MC
My First Blog Post: A Day in the Life I Have yet to Live

My First Blog Post: A Day in the Life I Have yet to Live

Done with the worrying, on to the dreaming. My first blog post. I'm a little tired of obsessing over gear and food and logistics. I'm a little tired of the...

Feb 25, 2019 : Laurenz Amadeus
Chance of Bad Weather: Going Heavy Gear List

Chance of Bad Weather: Going Heavy Gear List

The 2019 PCT year could be a rough weather year. After talking with a number of trekkers that have quite a bit more long-distance trekking experience than I do, many...

Feb 21, 2019 : KTrepp
A Midlife Hike, But not a Crisis

A Midlife Hike, But not a Crisis

It is easy in life to define yourself or be defined by the job you have, the clothes you wear, or the car you drive.  Hiking the PCT for me...

Feb 2, 2019 : Mike Stone
Knocking Knees: The ACL Rupturing Kind

Knocking Knees: The ACL Rupturing Kind

Some thoughts on knee problems, recovery, and trekking from a girl with three ACL surgeries. Over the last few years, I've heard some whisperings and thoughts from people who suffer...

Jan 16, 2019 : KTrepp
The Initial PCT Decision: I Was On A Boat Once

The Initial PCT Decision: I Was On A Boat Once

Narrating about my life and what caused me to miss the dirt, sweat, and tears of trekking. I present the roundabout way I committed to thru-hiking the PCT   Part...

Jan 13, 2019 : KTrepp