16 lessons learned on the Pacific Crest Trail
Outsiders plying thru-hikers with sodas and chicken wings might appall purists, but trail magic is here to stay and that is a good thing
Beyond the indulgent selfies and oft-repeated landscape imagery, these Instagram accounts showcase the trail you haven’t seen before
I spent months researching gear before hiking the Pacific Crest Trail. I read blogs and trip reports and meticulously planned every detail to ensure I had the best and lightest kit possible. But here...
The number of thru-hikers on the trail has skyrocketed in the past five years. It may be time to think about how to control the crowds.
It’s not the shoes’ fault, it’s my fault. You don’t need to know what brand they were, you just need to know they were too small. They’re durable, flexible in the right areas, lightweight, and good-...
For the next six months, I’ll be writing down the things I see and hear along this iconic and ever-more trafficked route, for an honest view of the PCT in 2016