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Pacific Crest Trail Snow Travel Basics

Pacific Crest Trail Snowcups

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 Thru-Hike Planning Resources

Pacific Crest Trail

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 2016 Gear List

Items that stricken out were deemed unnecessary or unworthy and may have a replacement version below them. Stricken items weights and costs are not reflected in the totals. Costs do not including shipping or sales tax but do reflect the discounted price I paid if the item was on sale or purchased second hand. [table id=6 /] *Only bear […]

My Fears Going Into My First Thru Hike on the Pacific Crest Trail

I’m Going to Thru Hike The Pacific Crest Trail! Wait, What? Up until two weeks ago, I had no plans regarding thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail. It had not crossed my mind in any way, shape or form. Perhaps one day, I always thought, but with no strong feelings about it either way, despite my love […]

Pacific Crest Trail and Beyond Backpacking & Hiking Meetup Group

Pacific Crest Trail

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 […]