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The Trails That Led Me Here: Part II

The Trails That Led Me Here: Part II

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 arrived...

Dec 14, 2017 : Si Tibbetts
The Trails That Led Me Here: Part I

The Trails That Led Me Here: Part 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 me...

Dec 13, 2017 : Si Tibbetts
Dear PCT, Here I Come.

Dear PCT, Here I Come.

Who am I? Well, my name is Andrew(trail name to come at future date). I am a 22 year old living life to the fullest in Seattle, Washington. You can...

Dec 12, 2017 : Andrew Mc
PCT 2018: Cold Weather Gear Test (Suburban Style)

PCT 2018: Cold Weather Gear Test (Suburban Style)

Cold Weather Challenge We have been fortunate to have some cold and clear weather here in Seattle, and we thought it would be a great opportunity to test out some...

Dec 11, 2017 : Lee Welton
Going Minimal: Preparing for the End

Going Minimal: Preparing for the End

I love having only the bare essentials. One of the aspects of hiking I most enjoy, and am greatly looking forward to, is the minimalism. I love having only the...

Dec 10, 2017 : Robin Sorenson
Huey, Dewey, Louie, and Lessons Learned Alone in the Grand Canyon

Huey, Dewey, Louie, and Lessons Learned Alone in the Grand Canyon

As a child, I had a picture book chronicling the adventures of Donald Duck and his three nephews, Huey, Dewey, and Louie, on a camping trip in the woods.  The...

Dec 8, 2017 : Ana
Learning by Doing in the Big Ditch: A Solo Trek of the Escalante Route

Learning by Doing in the Big Ditch: A Solo Trek of the Escalante Route

The Grand Canyon is the type of place that you can't understand or appreciate from a single vantage point.  In photos, it looks so vast that it's difficult to have...

Dec 6, 2017 : Ana
Whats Your PCT Price?

Whats Your PCT Price?

I’m not going to put a price on my PCT hike. Rather I’m setting a goal to do the PCT the Cheapest for the class of 2018.. When I type...

Dec 6, 2017 : Olympia
Ego on Trail: Why is it so hard to HYOH?

Ego on Trail: Why is it so hard to HYOH?

We've all met a hiker who can't seem to shut up about how many miles they hike a day. This person also wants you to know that their gear is...

Dec 6, 2017 : Katherine Liu
Motivation Problems: WHY I’m Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail

Motivation Problems: WHY I’m Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail

I'm going to be honest. Lately, I've been feeling pretty blah about the PCT.      Usually, the trail is the first thing I think about when I wake up. Before I...

Dec 1, 2017 : Robin Sorenson