Friday, June 28, 2013
What Are the Best Bite-Sized Portions of the Pacific Crest Trail?
America’s other long-distance epic is having its moment in the sun these days: Cheryl Strayed’s bestselling memoir, Wild, is just the most prominent example of the PCT popping up on the cultural radar in recent years. The trail runs for 2,650 miles, from Mexico to Canada via California, Oregon and Washington, passing through everything from desert to glacier-clad volcanoes. It takes months to hike in its entirety; with just a week, you’ve got plenty of choices