Keeping Gear Handy on the Trail with Multi-Use Accessory and Utility Pouches - Backpacking Light
Having accessible "pockets" on your pack is useful for keeping little bits of gear handy without taking off your pack. But consider a multi-use pouch that can also be worn as a standalone fanny-style pack.
Advice for the Pacific Crest Trail Class for 2020 (from Class of '19)
The Pacific Crest Trail can be a daunting challenge. Here's what PCT thru-hikers wish they had done differently and their advice to the future PCT hikers.
The Pacific Crest Trail Gear Guide (2019 PCT Survey)
The definitive guide to Pacific Crest Trail gear based on answers from the PCT Class of 2019 Survey. Here's everything you need to know about PCT gear.
How to get BACK in shape fast (for endurance athletes)
Are you returning to training after an illness, injury, or extended time off? Here's how to get back in shape fast with a simple six-step workout plan.
The “Need To Knows” About the PCT| Perusing The Planet
You need to know these 10 facts before your Pacific Crest Trail hike. Read these surprising facts before you embark on your PCT thru hike.
Complete and Final Pacific Crest Trail Gear List
A Pacific Crest Trail thru-hiker's gear list can more or less define them out on the trail. Typically, what “you before the trail” thinks will be best for “you on the trail” don't perfectly align and tweaks are made over the course of the hike to accommodate the newly-found you out on the trail. This […]
The Best Hiking Shoes of 2020
We researched and tested 20 of the best hiking shoes for men and women. A mix of classics and new upgrades, there is something on the list for every type of terrain and hiker.
PCT: Day 69: LA aqueduct: Part 2: 6:30PM-11:00P - Steve and Noelle
Miles today: 8.6 Trail miles: 535.1 Elevation: 3122 Spinning on the turntable: None I started hiking around 7:30 after resting in the van during the heat of the day. In this case resting means reading a book. I should have taken a nap. I skipped the tunes and listened to the night sounds. I heard … Continue reading PCT: Day 69: LA aqueduct: Part 2: 6:30PM-11:00P
What is it really like to hike the Pacific Crest Trail? - Voyageur Tripper
The Pacific Crest Trail rose to prominence after the film Wild, in which Reese Witherspoon portrays Cheryl Strayed on her walk from the Mojave Desert to Washington State. The film illustrates moments of hardship and challenge found on the trail, but with so many people hiking the PCT each year, it is easy to forget [...]
Pacific Crest Trail Hiking Tips
Looking to plan a thru-hike along the Pacific Crest Trail? Here are my favorite Pacific Crest Trail hiking tips including gear recommendations.
Waterproof Pouches, Almost Free!
Waterproof Pouches, Almost Free!: Super Simple DIY Waterproof Pouches that cost next to nothing to make!Welcome to our first Instructable. We are ‘long time listeners, first time callers’ and it’s about time we put something back in the mix.OK, before we begin they are pretty darn w…
Pacific Crest Trail - Everything you need to know
Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail Blog. A complete guide to resupply, lightweight gear and a daily journal for the PCT. Thru hiking the PCT
How To Document Your Thru-Hike
First of all don’t worry about documenting your experience. Part of the joy of being on the trail is the present moment, every mile of it. You should also know off hand that no matter what picture you capture, it won’t be as beautiful and dynamic as the actual moment you are living it. However, we all love those visual memories. I was no exception, going so far as to film my experience. Granted, I had an idea of my story before I left and knew, ...