Rebecca Burns here. Currently living in Maine, but I’m originally from Annapolis, Maryland. I was raised by hippies and was taught to appreciate the great outdoors. My outdoor lifestyle was put on hold to be a competitive coxswain. 10 years later, I’m gearing up to thru-hike the Pacific Crest Trail.
The phrase "It’s a marathon, not a sprint" does not even begin to apply for a thru-hike; it should really be "It’s an ultra, not a marathon." In a
As I lie on my sleeping pad in the backyard of a trail angel’s house in San Diego, I can’t help but feel at peace. The lead-up to this moment has
This winter was one of those times when you blink your eyes and spring has sprung already. Every day was filled with work, whether I was chasing tiny
Taking on the Pacific Crest Trail has been on my mind for some time now. As cliche as it sounds, the first time I really heard of the PCT was when my