Pacific Crest Trail Stats: Our Mileage Overview

When you’re getting ready to hike the Pacific Crest Trail, the one thing on your mind is preparedness. Making sure you have the right gear, enough cash to sustain you through the months ahead, and your food situation planned ahead of time. While you need to have these things taken care of, once you actually … Read morePacific Crest Trail Stats: Our Mileage Overview

Pacific Crest Trail Tips and General Advice to Prospective Hikers

Anyone wanting to hike a long distance trail- or torture themselves for no good reason- are bound to have plenty of questions. And while we could answer questions all day long, we thought we’d bypass the whole process and distill what we’ve learned this summer into bite-sized pieces of general advice. We feel it’s important … Read morePacific Crest Trail Tips and General Advice to Prospective Hikers

Post-PCT Gear List and Review

If you’re thinking of doing a thruhike, especially on the Pacific Crest Trail, you probably have a lot of questions for what to bring and what to buy. And understandably, gear is a big part of any thruhike. Not only is it literally attached to your back, but it’ll be what keeps you alive out there. … Read morePost-PCT Gear List and Review

Pacific Crest Tales: The Den of Legit Hikers

In northern Washington, the tiny town of Skykomish is the last outpost of human civilization for many thruhikers. We reached it in the early afternoon one day, almost entirely out of food but still energized. The Alpine Lakes Wilderness north of Snoqualmie was beautiful and everything we were looking for from Washington and we were on … Read morePacific Crest Tales: The Den of Legit Hikers

Magnificent Marmots of the PCT

Wildlife watching is one of our favorite things to do, and its a big reason for going out west to hike the Pacific Crest Trail. One animal in particular, the marmot, captured a lot of attention and is a bit of a character on the trail that stretches through the Sierra Nevada mountain range. No coverage … Read moreMagnificent Marmots of the PCT

Everybody Hates Cheryl Strayed

Cheryl Strayed is the most hated person on the Pacific Crest Trail. She, her book and movie adaptation Wild are little more than joke fodder. On the trail Strayed and Wild were barely mentioned among thruhikers, except when it came to putting them down. Nothing major, sarcastic comments here and there, but certainly nothing positive either. … Read moreEverybody Hates Cheryl Strayed