Hey there, I am currently hiking the Pacific Crest Trail. I am from Maine and have no experience with rattle snakes, waterless stretches, or injuries. Luckily I have experienced all these things in my first weeks on trail.
If you had asked me three months ago what my biggest fear for the trail was, I would have said injury. I didn't care about mountain lions,
I think we all have different requirements for towns. Some of us are only there to resupply quickly and get back on trail. Others are there for two
Check out Part I here. Mount Lafayette, Franconia Notch, NH If I've learned anything about myself this summer, it's that I am so very stubborn.
Alright, so where did we leave off? If you haven’t read Part I, link I was more spooked on this trail than any I have encountered thus far. I
Over the summer, I spent almost every day off from work in the White Mountain National Forest. I was waiting for a hiking partner to want to go with
We’ve all heard it said time and time again- a thru hike is more mentally challenging than physically. This idea makes me think of Dixie’s videos
And here it is, my first video for The Trek! In this video, I discuss some basic information about myself and my first gear purchases!
In my last post I described permit day. I wrote of the excitement and anxiety, as well as the ceremonial purchasing of our packs. We were so thrilled
November 1st was a very important day for Pacific Crest Trail North bound hikers. It was our first permit day! The Pacific Crest Trail Association
There are two types of hikers. There are the quiet folks like Carty, who have told only a select few of her upcoming adventure. Then there are people