Trail advice

5 ways to keep feet happy on the trail

Sure, your legs, back and arms might be feeling the burn as you navigate the Pacific Crest trail, but at the end of a long day of logging miles, the real heroes are your feet. Without them, you wouldn’t make it very far. If you have daily mileage goals or ... Read more

Navigating snowy sections of the PCT

This article by Mike Zawaski originally appeared in the Winter 2013 edition of the PCT Communicator magazine. It has been edited again, and we are republishing it because we think the information is relevant to today’s conditions in the PCT high country. Please be safe out there.

If it has ... Read more

Rainy day on the trail? Here’s what you should do

female hiker backpacking in the rain

If you’re hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, there’s no doubt you’ll run into some wet weather. And nothing puts a damper on a backpacking trip like being (and staying) wet. Rain, mist, snow or even just high humidity can make some days on the PCT soggy and even a little ... Read more

Photo by: Nathaniel Middleton