Lindsey Gordon

Hey there! I'm Lindsey - also known by my trail name, Flash Gordon. I thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2013 with no plans to do another long-distance hike. 5 years later...here I am planning my 2018 Pacific Crest Trail thru-hike along with my fiancé and hiking partner, Miles To Go!

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Pacific Crest Trail Section Profile: Southern California

Pacific Crest Trail Section Profile: Southern California

At just over 700 miles, the Southern California section of the Pacific Crest Trail is a diverse and stunning landscape, brimming with life, and a

Jun 1, 2019 : Lindsey Gordon
A Quick Guide to the New England 100 Highest

A Quick Guide to the New England 100 Highest

As the temperature rises and the snow melts here in New England, the appearance of perennials and emergence of birds reminds us that yes, there is a

Mar 27, 2019 : Lindsey Gordon
Pacific Crest Trail Hike in 20 Minutes [Video]

Pacific Crest Trail Hike in 20 Minutes [Video]

It's been a minute (or a few months) since I've shared any Pacific Crest Trail-related updates here. While my remaining blog posts await to be

Feb 24, 2019 : Lindsey Gordon
Going Solo: South Lake Tahoe to Donner Pass

Going Solo: South Lake Tahoe to Donner Pass

I last left off with the cliffhanger that Miles and I planned to split up and hike separately once we left South Lake Tahoe. It didn't

Sep 18, 2018 : Lindsey Gordon
Bikes and Beach: Sonora Pass to South Lake Tahoe

Bikes and Beach: Sonora Pass to South Lake Tahoe

The air was warmer and the trail was drier as we continued to head north from Sonora Pass. That's not to say that we didn't continue to encounter

Jul 9, 2018 : Lindsey Gordon
Two Days Off, and a Birthday Celebration

Two Days Off, and a Birthday Celebration

It's not often that Miles and I use the term zero days. Note the plural form. We usually take one day off in town and are back on the following

Jul 3, 2018 : Lindsey Gordon
Set Out Running, Now We’ll Take Our Time

Set Out Running, Now We’ll Take Our Time

After hiking back up to Kearsarge Pass from our day in Bishop, we only managed to hike 1.5 PCT miles to set us up for Glen Pass the following

Jun 25, 2018 : Lindsey Gordon
The Highest Points: Lone Pine to Bishop

The Highest Points: Lone Pine to Bishop

Leaving Lone Pine and finding a ride back to the trail proved to be more difficult than expected. We waited at the Whitney Portal Road for about 20

Jun 12, 2018 : Lindsey Gordon
Cold Rain and Snow: Kennedy Meadows to Lone Pine

Cold Rain and Snow: Kennedy Meadows to Lone Pine

While we technically had begun hiking in the Sierra Nevada range just after Tehachapi at mile 566, it didn't feel official until we left Kennedy

Jun 4, 2018 : Lindsey Gordon
Trail Magic Days: Tehachapi to Kennedy Meadows

Trail Magic Days: Tehachapi to Kennedy Meadows

Leaving Tehachapi wasn’t like leaving the other previous town stops. This time, we were officially entering the Sierra Nevada range! While the trail

May 26, 2018 : Lindsey Gordon