Elise is a copywriter who prefers time outdoors to time spent behind a screen, but the latter tends to be more common these days. Because of this she’s planning her first thru-hike—the PCT in 2019, and plans to share her journey the way she knows best (through writing).
I wasn’t sent down the river in a basket as a baby, and I definitely haven’t led anyone on this thru-hike—but after 40 days and nights in the desert
My second week on the PCT prominently featuring the lovely town of Idyllwild. PCT Day Eight / 8.4 Miles / 101.5 Total Miles We started our
My first days on the PCT have been more than I ever could have imagined. It began at Scout and Frodo’s with 23 other semi-silent, nervous hikers.
After doing a couple of shakedown hikes (the most helpful being the Skyway Loop in Alabama), I've realized why they are so important as prep for a
As I’m preparing for my thru-hike of the PCT this summer I’m getting all the usual questions. Are you going alone? How long does that take? What
Obviously, I’m not encouraging stealing—just taking advantage of free things when you find them. In a word—resourcefulness. Being resourceful will