Yitka Winn is a writer, editor, mountain jogger, burrito enthusiast, and the author of Beer Hiking Colorado. She lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband, toddler daughter, and portly tuxedo cat.
From temperate rainforests to miles of coastline; from waterfalls and lakes to hiking, backpacking, and camping; from boating to skiing to glacier travel and mountaineering—Olympic has astonishing variety.
With trail traffic increasing following the release of 'Wild,' the association overseeing the PCT wants to block new races. The move has prompted a Change.org petition from some very angry runners.