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Trail Correspondents Season 3 Episode #3 | The First Night on Trail

Trail Correspondents Season 3 Episode #3 | The First Night on Trail

The episodes leading up to this one introduced us to our 2021 hikers, taught us about their prep, and gave us insights as to why they decided to plan a...

Jul 21, 2021 : Jacob Deutsch
Eagle Creek Trail, Popular PCT Alternate, Reopens After 3 Years

Eagle Creek Trail, Popular PCT Alternate, Reopens After 3 Years

Oregon's Eagle Creek Trail (ECT), a popular PCT alternate in the Columbia River Gorge, reopened last Thursday following a three-year fire closure.  This is the second attempt at reopening the...

Jul 8, 2021 : Alexa Dunn
Strawbridge Family of Six Completes Triple Crown

Strawbridge Family of Six Completes Triple Crown

Vince and Monica Strawbridge, along with their kids, Georgie - 14, Henry - 15, June - 17, and Aiden - 19, completed their Triple Crown on June 21st, 2021 with...

Jul 7, 2021 : Tina Mullen
Trail Correspondents Season 3 Episode #2 | Thru-Hike Preparation

Trail Correspondents Season 3 Episode #2 | Thru-Hike Preparation

Preparing for a thru-hike is no easy feat. After all, hikers have to completely overhaul their life. This often involves quitting their job, storing all of their belongings somewhere, saying...

Jun 30, 2021 : Jacob Deutsch
Triple-Digit Temps Forecast for PCT This Weekend Amid Dangerous Heatwave

Triple-Digit Temps Forecast for PCT This Weekend Amid Dangerous Heatwave

The National Weather Service (NWS) is warning of a "record-breaking and dangerous heatwave" forecast to slam the Pacific Northwest starting this weekend. "All-time June monthly records could also be

Jun 24, 2021 : Kelly Floro
Inyo Creek Fire Closes Whitney Portal, Hikers Evacuated

Inyo Creek Fire Closes Whitney Portal, Hikers Evacuated

Hikers are being evacuated from Whitney Portal trailhead near the community of Lone Pine due to a wildfire in the area. The Inyo Creek Fire was discovered southeast of the...

Jun 22, 2021 : Kelly Floro
Hiker Dies on PCT Near Paradise Valley Cafe Amid Record Heatwave

Hiker Dies on PCT Near Paradise Valley Cafe Amid Record Heatwave

A hiker died on the Pacific Crest Trail just south of Highway 74 on Wednesday amid triple-digit temperatures. Firefighters were dispatched to the trail in Riverside County, near the community...

Jun 18, 2021 : Kelly Floro
Trail Correspondents Season 3 Episode #1 | Introductions

Trail Correspondents Season 3 Episode #1 | Introductions

We are beyond thrilled to finally unveil our third season of Trail Correspondents presented by The Trek. For those new to the show, Trail Correspondents is a teleportation machine to...

Jun 1, 2021 : Jacob Deutsch
Meet the Trail Correspondents: Season 3

Meet the Trail Correspondents: Season 3

Thru-hiking season is officially upon us. And for listeners of The Trek's podcasts, you know what that means. We're continuing onto season 3 of Trail Correspondents with an all-star team...

May 27, 2021 : Jacob Deutsch
Top Instagram Posts from the #PacificCrestTrail

Top Instagram Posts from the #PacificCrestTrail

As CDC guidelines lift across the country for vaccinated individuals, thru-hiking season is finally kicking into high gear. Most NOBO hikers are facing down the heat and long water carries...

May 25, 2021 : Katie Houston