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How Thru-Hiking Changes Your Relationship to Your Body

How Thru-Hiking Changes Your Relationship to Your Body

Shortly before I left for my Appalachian Trail thru-hike in 2016, I kept fantasizing about how my body was going to become “better” as a result of exercising all day,...

Mar 19, 2018 : Janel Healy
Flash Gordon’s PCT 2018 Gear List

Flash Gordon’s PCT 2018 Gear List

Let's get right to the gear. You can check out my LighterPack list fiance, who will be carrying our cookset and tent body, so you won't see these items on...

Mar 18, 2018 : Lindsey Gordon
A Winter Walk in Scotland

A Winter Walk in Scotland

With only six weeks to go before I find myself standing on the sand at mile 0 in California, I spent the weekend crunching over sugary crystals of snow in...

Mar 16, 2018 : Lizzie
Embracing Pachamama on the Choquequirao Trek

Embracing Pachamama on the Choquequirao Trek

The slow-moving fog encompasses me in an eerie embrace, as the world is lost in a sea of gray. It presses against my chest, questioning my presence, before deeming my...

Mar 15, 2018 : Matador
Good Trail Karma.

Good Trail Karma.

It was my first night on trail and I was set up among 25-plus hikers in the tiny campsite next to Hauser Creek (Mile 15). I stared at the ceiling...

Mar 14, 2018 : Tommy Corey
Four Books I Read Before My PCT Thru-Hike

Four Books I Read Before My PCT Thru-Hike

Books. Who prepares for a thru-hike by reading books when you can track down a million resources from the internet? While I planned about 95 % of my upcoming PCT...

Mar 13, 2018 : Lindsey Gordon
Training Goals: 4 Weeks Out

Training Goals: 4 Weeks Out

Earlier this week my entry to Canada permit was approved, my Ravpower 10000mAh rechargeable battery came in the mail, and I realized that all that is left to do between...

Mar 13, 2018 : Curtis Murley
Taking the First Step into the Unknown

Taking the First Step into the Unknown

Venturing off on my first thru-hike, I can only imagine the trail ahead. I have an overwhelming anticipation of exploring the unknown, not only in the natural landscape, but also...

Mar 13, 2018 : Olivia Kaiser
PCT Is One More Step in a Hiketime Life

PCT Is One More Step in a Hiketime Life

Hiya!  My name is Sara Dhooma and I will start my trek on the Pacific Crest Trail on March 29, 2018. I don’t have a clue which gear I am...

Mar 12, 2018 : Sara Dhooma
When Life Throws You a Curve, Be Flexible with the Plan

When Life Throws You a Curve, Be Flexible with the Plan

Hello there, fellow Trekkers. My name is Em and this year, in 2018, I will become a SOBO thru-hiker on the PCT with my British adventure buddy boy (aka boyfriend),...

Mar 11, 2018 : Em Harris