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
Georgia, You Went Beyond Our Hopes and Fears

Georgia, You Went Beyond Our Hopes and Fears

It’s been almost three weeks since Conner and I started our journey from Springer Mountain, and the amount of lessons learned, sights beheld, friendships formed, and memories made have been...

Mar 18, 2018 : Kelsy Filler
99 Meals in a Day

99 Meals in a Day

Today marks two weeks until my start date at Springer Mountain to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail. Yesterday, I packed 99 backpacking meals for three months’ worth of dinners. Up until...

Mar 18, 2018 : Elise Wallace
Starting Tomorrow, and Yes, I’m Nervous

Starting Tomorrow, and Yes, I’m Nervous

I cannot believe that tomorrow is day one! I’m experiencing a strange mix of apprehension and disbelief. I’ve spent the last two days staying with some friends in Atlanta, carrying...

Mar 18, 2018 : Danny Percefull
Picking up the Pieces, from PCT to AT

Picking up the Pieces, from PCT to AT

I hiked 1,300 miles of the PCT the previous summer with my then wife, only to have everything fall apart on a ridge in the Sierra outside Horseshoe Meadow near...

Mar 18, 2018 : Ryne Tobar
Another Week and I’m Still Alive, Mom

Another Week and I’m Still Alive, Mom

Not all slack packing is easy After two days spent at the Top of Georgia Hostel due to weather, I decided to take the advice of much younger hikers and...

Mar 17, 2018 : Noel Nason
Spring Break, New Adventures, and Now Less than 60 Days to Hike

Spring Break, New Adventures, and Now Less than 60 Days to Hike

Nigel (Chilli -- because he's always cold and loves the food -- and yes, it's spelled that way) and I have just 60 days left before our feet hit the...

Mar 17, 2018 : Julie Wilson-Freeman
The Miles Fly By on the First Days in Georgia

The Miles Fly By on the First Days in Georgia

Day One, March 13 I started hiking at Amicalola State Park this morning around 9:15 a.m. Before setting out on the approach trail I registered with the ATC. I was...

Mar 17, 2018 : Adam Smith
Working On A Dream: Hello, Georgia

Working On A Dream: Hello, Georgia

All the years of dreaming and planning came down to this moment.  There were no nerves, no jitters.  A quick “I love you” and he was off.  At 8:53 a.m....

Mar 17, 2018 : Cheryl and Ray Galli
Gear Review: NEMO Dagger Two-Person Tent

Gear Review: NEMO Dagger Two-Person Tent

Mar 17, 2018 : Alexandria Cremer