Tested by Snow on the CDT Through the San Juans

Tested by Snow on the CDT Through the San Juans

The San Juan Mountains were intense, beautiful, frustrating, rewarding, difficult, and awesome. They were somehow both exactly what I expected and nothing like I

Jun 23, 2018 : Megan McGowan
A Long Slide Down Forester Pass

A Long Slide Down Forester Pass

I didn’t make it too far after summiting Mt. Whitney. We descended to the Crab Tree campground, packed our things, and hiked the one mile back to the Pacific Crest...

Jun 23, 2018 : Lizzie Heine
Pancakes and Lightning in Shenandoah

Pancakes and Lightning in Shenandoah

I'm still working on catching up to the present, but this blog will cover my time in Shenandoah National Park and beyond, until Harpers Ferry. Shenandoah is one of two...

Jun 23, 2018 : Ashton Rollings
Stoveless: What I Ate in the 100-Mile Wilderness

Stoveless: What I Ate in the 100-Mile Wilderness

6:40 a.m. I wake up to the smell of bacon and coffee here at Shaw's Hiker Hostel in Monson, ME, and it's like smelling bacon for the first time: pure...

Jun 23, 2018 : Alexa Tubbs
Cheers to the Gear: My Almost Final List

Cheers to the Gear: My Almost Final List

After months of research, testing, tears, massive failures,  and occasional triumphs, I've finally figured out (tentatively) what gear I'm taking with me on my SOBO hike. Given that I'm very...

Jun 22, 2018 : Kaitlyn Heffron
The Miles Roll by Through Pennsylvania

The Miles Roll by Through Pennsylvania

Due to time constraints, I have not been able to compose my blog post yet. For those that are wondering about my hike, I will share my daily notes and...

Jun 22, 2018 : (Champ) Dan Coy
Halfway to Maine and Miles to Go Before I Sleep

Halfway to Maine and Miles to Go Before I Sleep

The woods are lovely, dark and deep, But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep. – Robert Frost...

Jun 22, 2018 : Cheryl and Ray Galli
A Leisurely Stroll From Salida to Breckenridge

A Leisurely Stroll From Salida to Breckenridge

Another hiker and I arranged for rides back up to Monarch Pass early in the morning to get the day started. A local trail angel, Tom, picked us up from...

Jun 21, 2018 : Nick Cornell
Pie and Some R&R Before Returning to the Desert

Pie and Some R&R Before Returning to the Desert

First off, let me start by apologizing for the delay between posts. It’s been difficult to do much writing while battling having good enough service and enough battery. Julian: Home...

Jun 21, 2018 : Nolan and Michelle
This Week’s Top Instagram Posts From The #PacificCrestTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Posts From The #PacificCrestTrail

Each week we showcase our favorite photos from Instagram using the hashtag #AppalachianTrail and #PacificCrestTrail. Here are a few of the best posts for your viewing pleasure from the week

Jun 21, 2018 : Andrea Davis