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Happy 50th to the AT, PCT, and National Trails System Act

Happy 50th to the AT, PCT, and National Trails System Act

Who wants some birthday cake? (If you’re currently hiking a trail, that’s a definite yes). This year, 2018, is the 50th birthday of the national scenic trails. This special designation...

May 13, 2018 : Laura Johnston
Trail Advice For A Newbie On The JMT

Trail Advice For A Newbie On The JMT

However, I have been able to get a little mountain fix by giving some trail advice to a friend who is just departing on the John Muir Trail (JMT). I...

Jul 25, 2016 : Jean Taggart
The Pacific Crest Trail Dilemma: Increasing Crowds, Droughts, and Water Caches

The Pacific Crest Trail Dilemma: Increasing Crowds, Droughts, and Water Caches

It’s nearly Spring, which brings, in addition to longer days and flowers, a whole new crop of thru-hikers hoping to log miles and take names - trail names that is. ...

Apr 2, 2015 : Bennett Travers
Updates Announced for Southern California on the PCT

Updates Announced for Southern California on the PCT

Attention all prospective 2015 PCT thru-hikers! The PCTA's announcement post for more detailed information. It's no secret that the PCT has been exponentially growing in popularity over the last

Feb 4, 2015 : Kenny Howell