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3 Tips for Hiking Through the PCT Desert PCT amp JMT t

3 Tips for Hiking Through the PCT Desert PCT amp JMT t


Interview with "Anish" who hiked an avg of miles a day to finish the PCT in 60 days. Kind of makes running a marathon look like a warm up.

The Gear That Got Me Thru (PCT Gear List)

Gerry climbing Selden Pass during a guided JMT trip in 2011.

We just about squeezed in our 3-person Big Agnes!

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PCT Southern Terminus Host

Discussing a bad PCT campsite. It's a new tent pad, feet from the trail

Hiking through the desert on the Pacific Crest Trail. Be prepared. Photo by Manny

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Wearing my old Smartwool long underwear over my shorts for warmth, a bit before Warner

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Training for a thru-hike requires mental and physical preparation. Learn how to get ready with these tips from a PCT and JMT thru-hiker.

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Using my trekking pole to point out Silverwood Lake in SoCal.

Neglecting to prepare your mind for a thru-hike is a mistake of epic proportions.

PCT hiker. Photo by Ron Kelley

Tip #1: Don't hike during the middle of the day. PCT ...

PCT. Camping in the desert.

3 Tips for Hiking Through the PCT Desert

Day 3 Blooming High Desert – Mt Laguna

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Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hike Gear List

Sunset behind hikers walking along the top of the Los Angeles Aqueduct in the Mojave Desert

Up in the High Sierra Mountains, my college roommate and I hiked the John Muir Trail over 3 weeks. The beauty we came to find was truly magnificent and ...

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PCT Desert View Scissors Crossing

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The Annual Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hiker Survey (2015

PCT Long-distance Permit information for trips over 500 miles

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Running from Mount Whitney to Yosemite Valley in the Sierra Nevada mountain range, the John Muir Trail passes through some of the most dramatic mountain.

The best Pacific Crest Trail section hikes in the Oregon PCT section. These are the best PCT sections to hike if you don't have time for the entire trail.

Pacific Crest Trail Map

8-Step John Muir Trail Planning Guide

Pacific Crest Trail: Yosemite's Tuolumne Meadows

How many people thru-hike the PCT each year?

A web based utility for planning a Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) hike.

Pacific Crest Trail: Getting from Lone Pine and Independence

Ultimate Female Packing List for a John Muir Trail Thru-Hike


A serene late September day in the Sierra - no people on the trail besides a

Interview with Melissa Johnston – a Vegan Pacific Crest Trail Hiker and Author of Forest Filth Blog. Hiking TipsHiking GearThru ...

Southbound thru-hike information for the Pacific Crest Trail.

Plant to avoid on the PCT: Poodle Dog Bush

Safely and successfully hiking the Pacific Crest Trail requires some basic survival skills as well as a keen awareness of your surroundings. You can't ...

Our second time standing on the summit of Mount Whitney, the highest mountain in the contiguous United States! This time we made it for sunset…

The Ray Way pack in the Desert, before Warner Springs. Fully loaded!

3 Reasons Why I Failed My First Thru-Hike

What makes this hike enjoyable are the wide open views as you start out in Mason Valley. One of the things that amazes me about southern California is the ...

Today the desert was looking distinctly greener! The presence of water really has an amazing effect on an area!

Ten Thru-Hikes that Aren't the Pacific Crest Trail or Appalachian Trail | REI Co-op Journal

Everything you need to know to plan a thru-hike on the John Muir Trail including permits, gear, resupply, and trail highlights.

The PCT cuts directly through the heart of the Columbia River Gorge and allows hikers to immerse themselves in the temperate forest. The PCT requires hikers ...

2017 Sierra High-Water Crossing Advice From Someone Who's Hiked Through - The Trek

Hiking between valleys and gaining a few extra thousand feet in elevation brought us a flurry of snow in the night!

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alice and 30 days of PCT food

Pacific Crest Trail Class of 2017 survey results covering PCT resupply, gear lists, thru-hiker demographics, advice, and how to be successful on a PCT hike.

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Despite the area being so hot and dry, the desert chaparral cloaks the mountains in a lush green.

A History Of The Development Of The First Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) Explorer/Hiker/Guide - Warren Lee (Cactus) Rogers


The Appalachian Trail vs The PCT

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Unfortunately, with more hikers hitting the trail, there is a growing epidemic of poorly buried or unburied human waste and toilet paper.

Confessions of an Asthmatic (PCT Days 63-65)

Alternative thru-hikes to the AT or PCT can be less crowded and even more

Hiker lingo and vocabulary for the PCT thru-hike

Explore the Pacific Crest Trail and the wild places in the movie

graph of temperatures on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT)

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Rainier as seen from Goat Rocks Wilderness – Washington – Pacific Crest Trail

Pacific Crest Trail lunch. Photo by Jack Haskel

Wandering the Wild: Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail and Beyond

Going to ground in the desert on the Pacific Crest Trail

Powerhouse fire detour

"If the Sierra's original pathbreaker and solitude lover, John Muir, were alive today, it's a fair bet he'd hike the Sierra High Route instead of the trail ...


John Muir Trail Transportation Guide & Planning Tips

Two people hike along a trail high up in the mountains in a green landscape

Shian sung while on the PCT

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Stretching 200 miles through the Sierra Nevada, most of the High Route is off-trail, posing challenges both physical and mental as you attempt to navigate ...

21 Tips For the First-Time Thru-Hiker. John Muir TrailPacific Crest TrailPro ...

Besides printed maps, hikers these days have become more and more reliant upon iPhone apps and guides to help them along their journey.

Thru-hikers wait out the mid day sun under a bridge in Scissors crossing.

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