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Training to Walk 2650 miles

Training to Walk 2650 miles

“Just because you wanna do something doesn’t mean you get to do it. Life is chaos. Success is completely arbitrary. And confidence is everything.” by Gina Linetti

Dec 7, 2022 : LeonieHappyFeetLaz
Hi wie Geht’s? – Another German hiking on the PCT

Hi wie Geht’s? – Another German hiking on the PCT

Germans, they are everywhere. They even blog for the Trek now! Hi, I'm Björn. You can follow my preparations for my PCT-Attempt in 2023.

Dec 7, 2022 : Björn Dziambor
“What about bears?” and other questions people have asked about my PCT hike

“What about bears?” and other questions people have asked about my PCT hike

When you first tell people about your plan to hike across the country, chances are you'll get a lot of questions. Some of them are fair, and some of them...

Dec 4, 2022 : Margot Favennec
My Big 4 For The PCT in 2023

My Big 4 For The PCT in 2023

When it comes to the topic of gear, hikers generally fall into two groups: they either love it, spend their time reading about it, and want to talk about every...

Dec 3, 2022 : Tommy Slabaugh
The Terminus is Now

The Terminus is Now

The terminus is now, in each present moment. Loving the process - the ultimate goal is to be present in every moment, not dwell in expectation of the destination. 

Nov 30, 2022 : Nate Palmer
Ignoring A Fire Closure Order

Ignoring A Fire Closure Order

During my southbound hike of the PCT in 2021, I spoke to several NOBOs who'd hiked through the area that was still closed following the Lionshead Fire in 2020. Some...

Nov 29, 2022 : Richard
WEEK 14: Families! Free Food! Friendship! (Miles 2260.4-2443.6)

WEEK 14: Families! Free Food! Friendship! (Miles 2260.4-2443.6)

Malicious Mosquitos The previous week drew to a close with me crying in my so-called shelter accepting murder by mosquito. I slept in fits and starts before giving up and...

Nov 29, 2022 : LilyMG
PCT Gear List: What Has Changed?

PCT Gear List: What Has Changed?

New Tent, Same Type, A Better Water Filtering System, and A Bigger, Badder Daggum Knife. Bowie Out.

Nov 28, 2022 : Paul “Bowie” Madigosky
The Last Meal and the End

The Last Meal and the End

Day 138 (instead of day 136; I had miscalculated the days): 10 miles. Mount Laguna to Cibbets Flat Campground I woke up at 05.30 though I could have slept longer....

Nov 26, 2022 : Miia Tsunami
Hiker Intro: Expensive Lasagna and Signs from the Universe

Hiker Intro: Expensive Lasagna and Signs from the Universe

My name is Margot (she/her), and in 2023, I’ll be hiking the Pacific Crest Trail going southbound. I’m hoping to be at the border with Canada on the first week...

Nov 24, 2022 : Margot Favennec