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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
Prof on the PCT: The Cold Wet Desert

Prof on the PCT: The Cold Wet Desert

Hey everybody! It is the morning of day 25 out here on the trail, and I've finally found a little time to write something. I'll run through a quick overview...

May 28, 2019 : Carl Stanfield
Surviving the End of a Trail Relationship

Surviving the End of a Trail Relationship

When does a trail relationship actually end? Is it the moment you step off the path where the two of you had been walking side by side for a thousand miles?...

Sep 14, 2018 : Janel Gazelle
McAfee, Care Packages, Butts, and Zeroes

McAfee, Care Packages, Butts, and Zeroes

700 miles. I jumped the gun in assuming I'd be anywhere near the halfway point. Side quests, Trail Days and a strong desire to visit every trail town or rush...

Jun 9, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
Trail Craft with Toddlers- OHT Thru Hike 2017

Trail Craft with Toddlers- OHT Thru Hike 2017

Toy dinosaurs don’t fit under the category of lightweight backpacking, but the Broach family has adjusted. My (hopeful) aspirations of a CDT conquest have been shuffled to the back burner...

Mar 17, 2017 : Rosemary Broach
The Duct Tape that Binds Us: The Hiker Bond

The Duct Tape that Binds Us: The Hiker Bond

There are just some thinks that only your hiker friends can relate to.

Oct 25, 2016 : Stubbs
Is Home Really Home?

Is Home Really Home?

A short reflection on how I'm handling life after being on the trail.

Oct 11, 2016 : Stubbs
1500 Miles and Hitting Halfway

1500 Miles and Hitting Halfway

This is where I would talk about the gastrointestinal distress brought on by consuming a half gallon of ice cream, except that the general store is closed on weekdays after...

Sep 7, 2016 : Laurel "Duchess of Slug" Seus