Calendar Year Triple Crown: 8000 Miles. 3 Trails. 1 Year.

Calendar Year Triple Crown: 8000 Miles. 3 Trails. 1 Year.

Calendar Year Triple Crown - Pacific Crest Trail ~ 2700 miles - Continental Divide Trail ~ 3100 miles - Appalachian Trail ~ 2200 miles   8000 miles. 3 trails. 1...

Feb 19, 2019 : Trail Pope SANTi I AKA Yuengling
Five Things That Did Not Work: Appalachian Trail 2018

Five Things That Did Not Work: Appalachian Trail 2018

I had 130 days to try out gear, routines, eating habits, sleeping set-ups, etc.  This list talks about the top five things that did not work for me on the...

Feb 19, 2019 : Devin Everett
My To-Do List Before Hitting the Trail

My To-Do List Before Hitting the Trail

Congratulations on the decision to thru-hike one of the great long-distance trails in the United States of America, the Pacific Crest Trail. That was the easy part, the decision. You...

Feb 19, 2019 : Vanessa Dodd
Sources of Information, Inspiration, and Motivation

Sources of Information, Inspiration, and Motivation

Before hitting the trail I have asked countless questions about what I am really getting myself into. To answer this question I have done my own research on just about...

Feb 18, 2019 : Deserrae
Keeping My Plans Quiet Until I Can Shout About Them

Keeping My Plans Quiet Until I Can Shout About Them

I decided I was going to be a part of the class of 2019 last April. Started making plans about ten months ago. I printed out the David/Squish!). 2019 hopefuls...

Feb 18, 2019 : Tiffany Chou
Dan’s Top 5 Pieces of Gear for a PCT Thru-Hike

Dan’s Top 5 Pieces of Gear for a PCT Thru-Hike

In this video, Dan shares his top 5 favorite pieces of gear that he carried with him on his SOBO PCT thru hike. His list is comprised of no-fuss, no-frills,...

Feb 18, 2019 : The Editors
Rain, Hearts, Trail Names, and Adventures to Come

Rain, Hearts, Trail Names, and Adventures to Come

On rainy days in Tennessee, I like to sit in my room listening to the pitter-patter of rain trickling down the roofing as I gorge my belly with excessive mugs...

Feb 18, 2019 : Madeleine Shell
Julie’s YouTube Gear Shakedown

Julie’s YouTube Gear Shakedown

Feb 18, 2019 : Julie Velasquez
The Moment I Knew I Was Going to Thru-Hike

The Moment I Knew I Was Going to Thru-Hike

It was October 2015. 2015 was a rough year for me. I was in my junior year of college; stuck in a degree that didn't inspire me; depressed and anxious;...

Feb 18, 2019 : Bryan Walsh
Exploring the History of the Pacific Crest Trail

Exploring the History of the Pacific Crest Trail

Every year the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) receives thousands of hikers, adventurers, and nature seekers from all over the world. Along its 2,650-mile length stretching from Canada to Mexico, the...

Feb 18, 2019 : Kenny Howell