Chad Lubinski

I'm a Wisconsin native living in the Pacific Northwest! After completing a 240 PCT section hike in 2019, I became completely obsessed with long distance hiking, which ultimately lead to a 2020 NOBO JMT Thru Hike!! I'm also bald. PCT 2021? Instagram: @chadahooche_ Website: www.hikertrashnation.com

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Current JMT COVID-19 Updates: Mid May 2020

Current JMT COVID-19 Updates: Mid May 2020

While hiking this past weekend, I met a man who gave up his PCT thru-hiking permit last month, further driving the point that many hikers' dreams

May 12, 2020 : Chad Lubinski
COVID-19 Contingency Plan: Four Other Hikes to Consider

COVID-19 Contingency Plan: Four Other Hikes to Consider

Seeing thru-hikers cancel or postpone their hikes due to COVID-19 is heartbreaking. Considering my thru-hike of the JMT begins on July 16, I wouldn't

Mar 30, 2020 : Chad Lubinski
Why I’m Backpacking the John Muir Trail: 5 Antidotes to Quitting

Why I’m Backpacking the John Muir Trail: 5 Antidotes to Quitting

Why do you do the things you do? What motivates you? What do you value? I---like most people---have floated randomly through life for many years

Mar 14, 2020 : Chad Lubinski
JMT Training: 4 Ways I Won’t Let an Injury Ruin My Thru Hike

JMT Training: 4 Ways I Won’t Let an Injury Ruin My Thru Hike

Injury prevention is short term work for long term rewards. Learn ways I'm armoring my body to avoid becoming an injury statistic.

Feb 1, 2020 : Chad Lubinski