An update on the challenges being faced on the PCT this season. Between extensive wildfires, air quality, trail closures, near-record snow levels and snowpack water content creating dangerous creek crossings this is probably the toughest year ever to thru-hike the PCT.
The blog passed 100,000 views a few weeks back which prompted me to think about some other interesting numbers and statistics from the hike.
This is a review of the most important or interesting gear that I used on the Appalachian Trail in 2016.
An epic final day, summitting Katahdin and rescuing a stranded hiker.
A glorious and surprising penultimate day.
The final day in the Wilderness.
Eating up the remaining miles.
The end is now quite literally in sight.