Road Trip to the PCT – Opelika, AL to San Diego, CA

Last summer (2016), I finally looked myself in the mirror and realized: I'm going to do it. Next year, I'm thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail. After completing my AT thru-hike by summiting Mt. Katahdin in October 2015, the insatiable desire to be back on trail slowly...
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Gear Item of the Week: Sea to Summit Large Accessory Case

SEA TO SUMMIT ACCESSORY CASE If you plan to carry a paper map (AWOL's guide, Halfmile's maps, etc) while on trail, this 1 oz. protector is far superior to a ziploc bag. Also, you can keep your phone out of the rain, dirt, etc and still use the touch screen function...
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PCT Update #1 – Campo, CA to ?

Next month I will be beginning my journey on the Pacific Crest Trail--I'm SO excited! The PCT spans from Mexico to Canada, traversing 3 states (California, Oregon and Washington) along the way. If you'd like to follow my journey, you can check back here for regular...
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PCT Gear List – Coming Soon!

Next month, I will begin my journey on the Pacific Crest Trail. I have made some upgrades on my gear since my 2015 AT thru-hike to shed some pack weight. Hoping the decrease in base weight will help offset water weight in the desert, we will see. Stay tuned! Happy...
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My 5 Favorite Restaurants Along the Appalachian Trail

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZXLCxx5IRM There isn't much that thru-hikers care about more than food. During my 2015 thru-hike, I was always wondering what new treasure of a restaurant I would find in the next town and would literally catch myself day dreaming...
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