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How to Efficiently Ration Food on the PCT

When backpacking, your pack weight is probably going to be the heaviest at the beginning of your trip. Why? All that food, of course! Lightening your pack and fueling your body go hand-in-hand, creating a win-win situation for your stomach and your shoulders.

While “eating weight” on a backpacking trip ... Read more

Inyo National Forest closes segments of Rush Creek Trails; Reds Meadow Road remains closed

The U.S. Forest Service issued the following closure Thursday evening:

The Inyo National Forest, through a forest order, is closing segments of the Rush Creek Trail for public safety from June 30 through Sept. 1, 2017.

The wet winter of 2016-2017, with more than 180 percent of average annual precipitation ... Read more

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

Photo by: Nathaniel Middleton