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PCT Shakedown Hike on The Shawangunk Ridge Trail

PCT Shakedown Hike on The Shawangunk Ridge Trail

Testing out all my PCT gear on a shakedown hike of the 70+ mile Shawangunk Ridge Trail

Apr 14, 2021 : Jennifer Foster
2021 PCT Thru-Hiker Gear Breakdown

2021 PCT Thru-Hiker Gear Breakdown

Gear breakdown - my favorite! I am a total gear junkie and have spent many hours researching each piece of gear in my pack; I am excited to share this...

Apr 13, 2021 : Jennifer Foster
International Adventures In Pandemic Times

International Adventures In Pandemic Times

It was not an easy decision to take this trip in the current world, but everything in my life screamed I should go. What would normally be a direct flight...

Apr 13, 2021 : Lara Antonia
PCT DAY 1: The Nitty Gritty

PCT DAY 1: The Nitty Gritty

Well the first day came and went. Lots of feelings were had. I want to talk about some nitty-gritty details of the first day I was not expecting. Campo Getting...

Apr 13, 2021 : Jacob Barstow
How My Grief Resulted In Growth

How My Grief Resulted In Growth

 Commemoration A year has passed since I was supposed to hike the Pacific Crest Trail. To commemorate my April 10 NOGO start date I decided to read back the articles...

Apr 12, 2021 : Marijn
Gnarly Wind in the Goat Rocks

Gnarly Wind in the Goat Rocks

This is a story I've been wanting to tell from a PCT section hike preparing for the big one. A Smoky Foreshadowing I was mid-way through a 5-day section hike...

Apr 9, 2021 : Jacob Barstow
What I’ve Learned in Two Days on the PCT

What I’ve Learned in Two Days on the PCT

Learning as I go what “hike your own hike” truly means

Apr 8, 2021 : Cayla White
A 16-Question Interview with a 2021 NOBO PCT Hiker

A 16-Question Interview with a 2021 NOBO PCT Hiker

Remember a long time ago when I described how, until recently, I “let” my friends do basic backpacking chores for me, like filter water, use a Jet Boil, and carry...

Apr 8, 2021 : Rachel
In Praise of Tests

In Praise of Tests

Yo-Yo Taming As we pulled out of our driveway in Northern Washington, I suddenly started sobbing. The gut-wrenching kind of sob that makes you blow a lot of snot on...

Apr 7, 2021 : Terri Schneider
Are These the 11 Hardest Resupply Towns on the PCT?

Are These the 11 Hardest Resupply Towns on the PCT?

How many calories did I consume on the JMT? No clue. Was it enough? No. Hiker hunger is real.

Apr 7, 2021 : Daniel Gerken