When to Call it Quits on the Pacific Crest Trail

“With disturbing frequency, backpackers die in the mountains during the first snows of the season. Avalanche danger, hypothermia and obliterated trails are a threat to your life. Snow has closed the PCT in Washington as early as mid-September. In a … Continue reading

Quick & Dirty Guides to the Triple Crown

With the popularity of the Triple Crown increasing, the amount of information on the internet regarding the three long distance trails is staggering. Some of it is good; some of it not so much. That being the case, how does one separate … Continue reading

PCT – Days 83 to 85 – One Journey Ends & Another Begins

DATE:  July 28 – July 30 (2.2 days) START:  Bridge Creek (Five miles past Stehekin) FINISH:  Manning Park, Canada (Eight miles past the border) DISTANCE:  80 miles (128.7 km) DAILY AVERAGE:  36.4 miles (58.6 km) TOTAL DISTANCE:  2668 miles (4293 … Continue reading