Wesley Trimble’s incredible video of thru-hiking the PCT with cerebral palsy

The Pacific Crest Trail attracts incredible people. Watch Wesley’s video and then read his story and see some photos of his hike at: How one hiker overcame cerebral palsy walking across the country on the PCT.

Wesley writes:

I guess you could say I hike to the beat of a different drummer than the “normal” PCT thru-hiker, and I can finally say I’m ok with that. My right leg measures a quarter inch shorter than my left, so when I say I hike to a different beat it’s not a metaphor like Thoreau intended, I truly hike to my own awkward and unique cadence. My shorter right leg, my poor balance, and my lack of fine motor control on the right half of my body are all attributes of my mild cerebral palsy. Read the rest..

Author: Jack "Found" Haskel

As the Trail Information Manager, Jack works to connect people to the PCT. He's involved with a wide variety of projects that help the trail, the trail's users and the community that surrounds the experience. He has thru-hiked (Pacific Crest Trail in 2006; Colorado Trail in 2008; Continental Divide Trail in 2010) and is an obsessed weekend warrior.