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Pacific Crest Trail Snowcups
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Pacific Crest Trail Snow Travel Basics

The following is information was provided by Ned Tibbits, of Mountain Education, a leading snow school for PCT thru hikers and backpackers alike.  Yearly weather patterns in regard to snow on the PCT determine how much snow thru-hikers will PCT Snow Travel Basics Over-snow navigation can be challenging, especially below tree line! Slip-and-falls are common on […]

Pacific Crest Trail
Pacific Crest Trail

Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hike Planning Resources

The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is a hiking trail that runs 2,650 miles (4,265 kilometers) from Mexico to Canada through California, Oregon, and Washington. The PCT covers the Sierra Nevada and Cascade Mountain Ranges and includes deserts, glacial valleys, forests and more. Pacific Crest Trail Stats Length: 2650 Miles Traverses: 24 National Forests, 37 Wilderness Areas and […]

Pacific Crest Trail
Pacific Crest Trail

Pacific Crest Trail and Beyond Backpacking & Hiking Meetup Group

Hiya! I’ve recently been fortunate enough to take over the Pacific Crest Trail Backpacking and Beyond Meetup Group:http://www.meetup.com/Pacific-Crest-Trail/. If you’re interested in joining, please do! More importantly, we really need strong and experienced group leaders to lead trips. If you are in California and think this might be a good match and have what it […]