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The Basics for a Backpack Trip

I am preparing for a short jaunt, four or five days on the PCT. Weather has cooled, and the trail is calling. My right brain tells me "You can just load up and head out...you have done this many times...

 
 By Sam K White    Community    June 7, 2014

People of the PCT

Who are these people strolling the streets of Tehachapi, looking a bit dirty, suntanned, bearded, having backpacks, close enough at the right time of day, body odors. PCT Packers they are. Trail mile...

 
 By Sam K White    Community    May 24, 2014

Hiking the PCT, One Step at a Time

The PCT, the pathway generating adventures for intrepid hikers. From the border of Mexico to the border of Canada. Official mileage: 2,560. Many attempt the trek in one season, north bound (NOBO)...

 

a brand new yard

All it takes to make a transformation of something ordinary to something spectacular is a bit of work, a bit of money, and a whole lot of time. It is worth it....

 

Hiking for Health

There are countless ways of exercising: the gym, walking, swimming, jogging, Jazzercise, Yoga, Tai Chi and the list goes on and on. The basic concept is: eat right and exercise. I know, I have tried...

 

The Siren's Call

The Pacific Crest Trail, the Mexico to Canada footpath flows wild and rugged, while turning and twisting atop the backbone of the mountains of the American West. She calls so clear and loud. She...

 

PCT: Trail of the Angels

Last issue I left you with time for a pause. During this pause I learned a bit about the Tehachapi Trail Angels. The Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail 2000, commonly known as the PCT, is a pathway...

 

PCT Section E: Part 1, Desert

"The Trail" is the Pacific Crest Scenic Trail (PCT). It begins at the Mexican border, travels north through some of the most beautiful, at times the most dreadful, most picturesque and sometimes...

 

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