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Why My Alcohol Stove Didn’t Work on the PCT

Why My Alcohol Stove Didn’t Work on the PCT

When I started planning for my PCT hike in 2018 I really wanted to use a lot of the same gear I used for my AT thru-hike in 2017.  For...

Apr 20, 2018 : Chris Guynn
PCT Video Update Section C Recap

PCT Video Update Section C Recap

Hey guys.  I made a video below of a recap of PCT section C.  Have been enjoying doing the video posts instead of having to type them all out on...

Apr 19, 2018 : Chris Guynn
I Got This!

I Got This!

The Data April 4-17 Day one to 15 Campo to Idyllwild Mile 0 to 179.4 Km 0 to 288.7 One zero A few neros The Story It seems fitting that...

Apr 19, 2018 : Annette 'The Rainbow'
Trail Families: What Are They and Are They Beneficial?

Trail Families: What Are They and Are They Beneficial?

When you set off to thru-hike you are often leaving behind important people in your life. Particularly if you are heading to the trail solo, it may seem daunting and...

Apr 18, 2018 : April and Jake
Long Desert Miles Take an Early Physical Toll

Long Desert Miles Take an Early Physical Toll

It was entirely surreal that we were actually beginning our hike the morning we drove up to the monument. Like many NOBOs, we stayed at Scout and Frodo's the night...

Apr 17, 2018 : Lindsey Gordon
Nearly a Month into the PCT

Nearly a Month into the PCT

About a month in and learning every day. Since our last post, we have learned a lot about trail life. Here are the takeaways and a peek into our current...

Apr 16, 2018 : Lee Welton
Dylan’s UL PCT 2018 Gear List

Dylan’s UL PCT 2018 Gear List

The weeks and months leading up to the start of any long-distance hike seem never-ending.  In an effort to feel connected or get some sort of accomplishment people will obsess...

Apr 16, 2018 : Dylan Tonkin
What Works for Me: My PCT Gear List

What Works for Me: My PCT Gear List

AT 2016 vs. PCT 2018 In 2016, I thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail with an extremely heavy pack (22 pounds) and this year I am going to hike the Pacific Crest...

Apr 13, 2018 : Peanut
The Whys of My PCT Thru-Hike

The Whys of My PCT Thru-Hike

In my attempts to remain as present as possible for the last few months leading up to my thru-hike, I have been putting off thinking and/or talking about the reasons...

Apr 13, 2018 : Greg Simpson
Water Filtration on the PCT

Water Filtration on the PCT

I'll be completely honest. I'm terrified of getting sick on the trail. This post will probably have TMI for you internet strangers, but I know that others who are in...

Apr 13, 2018 : Giovanna La Terza