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This Week’s Top Instagram Posts From The #PacificCrestTrail

This Week’s Top Instagram Posts From The #PacificCrestTrail

Each week we showcase our favorite photos from Instagram using the hashtag #AppalachianTrail and #PacificCrestTrail. Here are a few of the best posts for your viewing pleasure from the week

Jun 21, 2018 : Andrea Davis
Trail Correspondents Episode #8: The Biggest Surprises (Pt II)

Trail Correspondents Episode #8: The Biggest Surprises (Pt II)

When backpacking through the backcountry for months on end, there's one thing that can be relied upon: expect the unexpected.  Today's episode focuses in on exactly that- the biggest

Jun 4, 2018 : Zach
11 Things Vegan PCT Hikers Should Know

11 Things Vegan PCT Hikers Should Know

As a vegan thru-hiker and a foodie, finding new vegan options wherever I am is always a priority. I will always alter my plans to try a new vegan place,...

May 23, 2018 : Bridget Love
Backpacker Radio Episode #11: Thru-Hiking Nutrition with Katie Gerber and the Best Sleeping Bags for Thru-Hiking

Backpacker Radio Episode #11: Thru-Hiking Nutrition with Katie Gerber and the Best Sleeping Bags for Thru-Hiking

Today's episode is all about how to eat right on and off trail.  We are joined by thru-hiker and soon-to-be certified holistic nutritionist, Katie "Salty" Gerber, to go way down...

May 16, 2018 : Zach
Best Places to Do Trail Magic on the PCT

Best Places to Do Trail Magic on the PCT

This time last year, I started walking toward Canada on the PCT. I walked into camp that first night with as much dignity as I could muster, wondering if maybe...

Apr 16, 2018 : Brooke Eller
Trail Correspondents Episode #2: Meet Our Pacific Crest Trail and Continental Divide Trail Hikers

Trail Correspondents Episode #2: Meet Our Pacific Crest Trail and Continental Divide Trail Hikers

 In the Follow Rachel on Instagram       Miles "Miles To Go" Bisher Bio: Hey there, I’m Miles, better known on the trail as “Miles To Go.” I’m a high...

Apr 4, 2018 : Zach
Gear List: Appalachian Trail vs. Pacific Crest Trail

Gear List: Appalachian Trail vs. Pacific Crest Trail

When I began my gear research for the PCT, it only made sense to begin with taking inventory of what I already had in my possession. In 2013, I thru-hiked...

Apr 2, 2018 : Lindsey Gordon
2018 PCT Thru-Hikers You Need to Be Following on Instagram

2018 PCT Thru-Hikers You Need to Be Following on Instagram

Whether you're hiking the Pacific Crest Trail this year, planning a future hike or simply enjoy your newsfeed flooding with some of the most amazing landscapes this planet has to...

Mar 2, 2018 : Curtis Murley
Understanding the PCT Permit System, and Why it Matters

Understanding the PCT Permit System, and Why it Matters

It was a scorching summer day in Southern California. I was taking a break underneath a large tree, elevating my feet to provide my poor extremities some sweet relief. A...

Feb 26, 2018 : Brooke Eller
The Case for Thru-Hiking Psychology

The Case for Thru-Hiking Psychology

I was alone, hurrying to Vermillion Valley Resort to make the 4 pm ferry. I crossed Bear Creek (a.k.a. big-ass river) on a massive log, and then I charged into some...

Feb 15, 2018 : Aurora Smedley