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Watch Only the Essential for free online

Mt. Whitney

Only The Essential is a 40-minute documentary film made by thru-hikers about thru-hiking the PCT. It is available free online at

Colin Arisman and Luke Kantola are Pacific Crest Trail thru-hikers and filmmakers. They are the founders of Wild Confluence Films and the producers of the new full-length Pacific ... Read more

Fall 2015 issue of the PCT Communicator is out

The Fall 2015 issue of the PCT Communicator should be arriving in mailboxes around the world.

We usually make one article from our magazine available online, so check out this page for past stories. Want to receive the next issue of the Communicator? Join PCTA. We send the magazine out ... Read more