Aloha! Jamie here. I'm from the Pacific Northwest but most recently lived in Hawaii. My move back home consisted of walking. On April 28, 2016, my thru-hike began at the Mexican border and the PCT led me back home. Life was as simple as seeing the sunrise to my right and watching it set to my left. Take me back to when eating a Snickers every meal was normal!
As I sit down to write this article, I’m flooded with memories from the trail. And to think, each hiker has as many memories as I do. This is about
Throughout my hike on the PCT, I kept a journal. Sometimes daily, sometimes weekly, I'd write. I wouldn't get mad if I missed a day or two, but I
Poo Poo Point is a 8 mile round trip hike in Issaquah, Washington. The view showcases the beautiful Olympic Mountains to the west and Mt. Baker to
The amount of people who complete a thru-hike is drastically lower than the amount of people who think about doing one. This can be related to
Snot rocket, mucus missile, farmer’s blow… Whatever you call it - it is the best way to breath easy in the outdoors. Previous to the PCT, I had
Before hiking the PCT, I would look at maps with confusion. I wondered if there was a reason to where each state began or ended. Who chose to put