Author Archives: Korbi Thalhammer

About Korbi Thalhammer

Korbi is a long-time volunteer with the Pacific Crest Trail Association. He’s currently working in our Sacramento office between high school and a summer 2014 thru-hike of the PCT. He coordinated PCT maintenance through his high school and has travelled multiple times to Washington D.C. to advocate for congressional support for the trail.

A PCT Comic? Rock On, Rocket Llama!

Since coming off the PCT last October, Alejandra Wilson, better known by her trail name, Rocket Llama, has been illustrating notable people and moments from her hike in comic form. Her colorful depictions are online and are worth a look. The comics follow the adventures of Rocket Llama’s comic self ... Read more

Video of 142 Days on the PCT in 6 Minutes

Thru-hikers on the PCT often take time to document their journeys in a consistent way. Journals and blogs are fairly ubiquitous among hikers, but are often discontinued when making miles takes precedence over writing. Time-lapse videos like such as 170 mornings on the PCT are awesome, but what about capturing ... Read more

Doodles Does the PCT charms us to no end

Inspired by her father’s suggestion to create a “doodle a day,” Katie Lei earned the trail name “Doodles” during her 2013 PCT hike by creating a set of pen drawings to record her daily encounters. Now she’s compiled her illustrations and short written pieces about her experiences and observations into ... Read more

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