Jackie Bannon

I'm Jackie. I'm attempting to thru-hike the PCT this summer. I just graduated from UW-Madison, and I hope I can find as much cheese and love on trail as I did in good ole Wisconsin.

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Catch Ya Later, Sierras

Catch Ya Later, Sierras

Right before leaving the desert and entering the long-awaited Sierras, a trail angel named Coppertone told me, "don't be stupid, but don't be afraid

Jun 22, 2017 : Jackie Bannon
500-Mile Wisdom

500-Mile Wisdom

Mile 566. Day 22. I am a 21-year-old who uses diaper rash cream daily. I have disproportionally tan hands (thanks to my long-sleeved sun shirt), and

Jun 10, 2017 : Jackie Bannon
Inspiration: The Story of Flower and Poptart’s PCT Record Attempt

Inspiration: The Story of Flower and Poptart’s PCT Record Attempt

Day 15. Mile 369. Why on earth are you hiking 2,659 miles? A classic question posed to every PCT hiker. Sometimes hikers keep their answers simple.

Jun 4, 2017 : Jackie Bannon
Early Thru-hike Thoughts

Early Thru-hike Thoughts

179 miles. Day 8. I've been procrastinating with writing this first post because I feel as if I should have something profound and remarkable to

May 25, 2017 : Jackie Bannon