PCT Desert Hiking Tips & Advice

PCT Desert Hiking Tips & Advice

The first 700 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) go through the parched and desert landscapes of Southern California. This hot, dry, and challenging section can be a difficult start for hikers unaccustomed to desert hiking. In the below video, I go over some tips...
Pacific Crest Trail Q&A Pt. 3

Pacific Crest Trail Q&A Pt. 3

Bedazzled and I sit down and answer your questions about our 2017 Pacific Crest Trail thru-hike. This is part two of a three part Q&A series. Stay tuned and subscribe to our YouTube Channel to be notified when new videos come out. Thank you all for submitting...
Pacific Crest Trail Q&A Part 2

Pacific Crest Trail Q&A Part 2

Bedazzled and I sit down and answer your questions about our 2017 Pacific Crest Trail thru-hike. This is part two of a three part Q&A series. Stay tuned and subscribe to our YouTube Channel to be notified when new videos come out. Thank you all for submitting...
Pacific Crest Trail Q&A Part 1

Pacific Crest Trail Q&A Part 1

Bedazzled and I sit down and answer your questions about our 2017 Pacific Crest Trail thru-hike. This is part one of a three part Q&A series. Stay tuned and subscribe to our YouTube Channel to be notified when the new videos come out. Thank you all for submitting...
Questions & Answers

Questions & Answers

Greetings readers, it has been a pleasure to have you along for the last five months. I originally envisioned this blog as a collection of photos from my journey on the Pacific Crest Trail. Each entry would be a series of photo taken throughout that day. However, when...
Day 146: Oh, Canada!

Day 146: Oh, Canada!

Mile 2638.7 – 2650 + 8 miles in Manning Provincial Park. The mountains were black silhouettes against a horizon of deep red. Lifeless clouds slowly gained definition as the sun, still hidden, rose toward the horizon. As it broke the horizon, rays of light fell...
Day 145: One Step Away

Day 145: One Step Away

Mile 2609.6 – 2638.7 This journey was always a series of days. The basic structure of each day was the same: wake up, eat, walk, eat, walk, eat, sleep. These things were certain. They were the anchor points of each day. Something you could count on. It was...
Day 144: The Countdown Begins

Day 144: The Countdown Begins

Mile 2583.7 Fireweed Campsite North Cascades National Park – 2609.6 Glacier Pass. I curled up in my sleeping bag as I heard my alarm go off. I was wearing my puffy jacket, my hood was up, and my buff was pulled up to my nose. It had been a cold night and it was...
Day 143: Déjà Vu

Day 143: Déjà Vu

Mile 2569.4 – 2583.7 Fireweed Campsite North Cascades National Park. As we left Stehekin, we peered down at the Stehekin River from High Bridge. Below us in the shallows were Chinook salmon coming back home to spawn. I couldn’t help but see parallels...
Day 141: Mountains and Lakes, Oh My!

Day 141: Mountains and Lakes, Oh My!

Mile 2513.2 – 2542 With the days getting shorter, our 5:30 wake up allowed us to see the last glimmer of the stars before they faded into the brightening sky. It was beautiful. We hauled our packs onto our backs and crossed over the well flowing Pumice Creek....
Day 140: Sightings of Glacier Peak

Day 140: Sightings of Glacier Peak

Mile 2484.1 – 2513.2 As we left our campsite and began to climb, I couldn’t help but think this section of trail from Stevens Pass to Stehekin is shaping up to be one of the best in Washington. It feels like a bunch of moving pieces have finally clicked...

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