Pacific Crest Trail side quests are objectives PCT hikers can choose to accomplish during their hikes, but that don't need to be completed to finish a PCT thru-hike. Before beginning a Pacific Crest Trail hike - or perhaps any thru-hike - it's common for would-be hikers to spend vast amounts of
After 1,689.2 mi / 2,718.5 km, the Pacific Crest Trail enters its second state: Oregon (if you're hiking northbound, that is). Considered by many to be "the easiest section of the Pacific Crest Trail", crossing the Oregon border from California represents more than just the point in the trail where
On day 113 of my Pacific Crest Trail thru-hike I encountered a thunderstorm in the middle of the Three Sisters Wilderness in Oregon. Stuck hiding beneath a tree, begging for the mercy of the almighty Zeus, I did the only rational thing I could think of: I filmed my last will and testament.
I took a lot of pictures on the Pacific Crest Trail, but if I could do it over again (when I do it over again) I would make sure to take more pictures of the people I spent time with on the trail (so listen up, would be hikers). The following collection is by no means a comprehensive portrayal of
Oregon may have been my least favorite section of the entire Pacific Crest Trail thus far. An unchanging tunnel of densely packed trees with hardly any sights, Oregon nearly drove me to abandon my quest for Canada. With the monotony of Oregon's landscape also comes more rain and more gloom