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Killing Time in the Whites – Franconia Ridge Loop

Killing Time in the Whites – Franconia Ridge Loop

Less than a week to go until we start the PCT, and I feel like there’s too much time! I’m finished with work, moved out of my apartment, and I...

Apr 22, 2019 : Liz Archibald
Why Am I Hiking the PCT?

Why Am I Hiking the PCT?

“So why are you hiking all the way from Mexico to Canada?” I am often asked, with a jaw dropped to go with it. On the day before I start...

Apr 22, 2019 : Daya
Blogpost, Pt. I: Hiking to Feel at “Home”

Blogpost, Pt. I: Hiking to Feel at “Home”

Hi! Hello! Pearl here! This spring I am starting my northbound (NOBO) thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT). My start date: April 24, 2019. I will be starting my second thru-hike....

Apr 21, 2019 : Pearl
First Two Weeks on the PCT

First Two Weeks on the PCT

They say the first two weeks of any thru-hike is the hardest. You're getting your hiker legs, figuring out gear, packing way too much food and water, and trying to...

Apr 21, 2019 : Richard Ward
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

I am now two weeks into my Pacific Crest Trail thru-hike and currently chilling in the awesome town of Idyllwild. Now would be a good time to share some thoughts...

Apr 21, 2019 : Tim Curtis
Physical, Mental, and Emotional Prep for My PCT Thru-Hike

Physical, Mental, and Emotional Prep for My PCT Thru-Hike

How do you train for that? While “Why?” is the first question I get when I tell people I’m attempting to thru-hike the Pacific Crest Trail, the follow-up is usually...

Apr 21, 2019 : Matthew
Day 14: A San Jacinto Wilderness PSA

Day 14: A San Jacinto Wilderness PSA

Day 14: 14.6 Miles Today was my first day on the PCT. Yes, a technicality would suggest I started walking from Mexico to Canada two weeks ago. But today might...

Apr 20, 2019 : Leah King
Day 14: Baby’s First Snow Hike (aka, Oh. My. God)

Day 14: Baby’s First Snow Hike (aka, Oh. My. God)

The story of our 14th  day on trail actually starts the night before. Let‘s set the scene: It’s 7 p.m. The sun is setting softly, casting a beautiful golden glow...

Apr 19, 2019 : MC
What Is an Oreo?

What Is an Oreo?

People are like Oreos! The good stuff is on the inside! Hello friends, and welcome to my blog series. I am beyond thrilled to be a part of the Trek...

Apr 19, 2019 : Oreo_on_the_road
Beginning the PCT: Questions and Answers

Beginning the PCT: Questions and Answers

If you're reading this, it means I have left my job, said goodbye to loved ones, packed my bag, and am days away from beginning a thru-hike of the 2,650-mile-long...

Apr 18, 2019 : Brandon Smith