This Week’s Top Instagram Photos from the #PacificCrestTrail

Thru-hiking season is in full throttle on the #PCT! And there are some great photos floating around thanks to all the hikers out there! Unfortunately, if you are reading this right now, you probably aren’t out on the trail (thanks for reading if you are!). Good news, this is the next best thing!

If you’d like to be featured, we search Instagram for great photos with the hashtag #PacificCrestTrail, #PCT and #PacificCrestTrials (our personal favorite) and select a few standouts each week for your viewing pleasure.

Here’s some visual splendor chock full of the insta-greatness we have all been waiting for. The following photos were taken between 11/22 and 12/02. 

4.28.16 Day 4, ~Mile 60 I had this picture taken of me because I felt I looked ridiculous and I wanted that memory. I don’t look nearly as ridiculous as I remember, but whatever is inside my jacket giving me that muffintop certainly isn’t flattering. Also sorry about that jacket color, it was the only one left on the sale. I know I’m not the only one that goes for the ugly/obnoxious colors because money. . . . #pct #pct2016 #pctig #pacificcresttrail #pacificcresttrials #openmyworld #goplayoutside #wildernessculture #letsgosomewhere #ourplanetdaily #stayandwander #campvibes #lonelyplanet #passionpassport #themountainiscalling #theoutbound #mindthemountains #explorewildly #finditliveit #adventuremobile #optoutside #natureporn #natgeo #thruhiker #letscamp #traillife #thehikemovement #bpmag #takemecamping #thruhiker

A photo posted by Kevin "Gump" Elens (@mr_meursault) on

Testing out gear for next years PCT thru hike in the Shenandoahs with my buddy Hellbender.

A photo posted by Reptar (@reptarhikes) on

#tbt Necktie and Simba the marmot discussing matters in Yosemite. #ballin #pct2016 #pctig

A photo posted by Piers Ellison (@piersellison) on

@gollan27 and @juicyhikes head down from the top of Muir Pass, my favourite pass in the Sierras.

A photo posted by Ryan M. PCT Thru-Hiker 2016 (@picturethetrail) on

Diggin the throwbacks to the trail as winter is headed to the states! I’m here in Australia enjoying 90 degree weather and lots of sunny days!

Remember, if you want to be featured, use #PacificCrestTrials (my fav), #PCT2016, #PacificCrestTrail.

If you’re preparing to tackle next year, don’t forget to get a copy of Pacific Crest Trials written by Zach Davis and Carly Moree.
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Happy hiking!

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Comments 1

  • Nick : Dec 3rd

    Some amazing photos! Would love to hike a bit of the Pacific Crest Trail at some point 🙂


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