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Book Review – Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail

Book Review – Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail

Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail Washington:  Section Hiking from the Columbia River to Manning Park By Tami Asars 286 pp. Available through Mountaineers Books for[Read More…]

by November 15, 2016 0 comments Community
Part 2 – Tami Asars PCT Experience in Her Own Words

Part 2 – Tami Asars PCT Experience in Her Own Words

Last week we introduced a two-part interview with guidebook writer and photographer Tami Asars.  This week we complete the series with Tami Asars giving us[Read More…]

by August 11, 2016 0 comments Community, Trails
Renowned Guide Book Writer Tami Asars – The PCT Experience in Her Own Words

Renowned Guide Book Writer Tami Asars – The PCT Experience in Her Own Words

This fall, photographer, former REI guide, and guide book writer Tami Asars will release her third backpacking guide book.  Tami’s critically acclaimed books are known[Read More…]

by July 27, 2016 0 comments Community
Summer Book Review – Almost There

Summer Book Review – Almost There

Seattle Backpackers Magazine Summer Book Review ALMOST THERE Stories and Musings along the Pacific Crest Trail By G. William Jolley 231 pp. Amazon. $14.95.  [Read More…]

by July 6, 2016 0 comments Fireside
Fear and Lightning on the Pacific Crest Trail

Fear and Lightning on the Pacific Crest Trail

I crossed Mackenzie Pass, Oregon at about 9:00am on Day 33 in the late summer of 2013.  I had just completed solo hiking 500 miles[Read More…]

by June 9, 2016 0 comments Community
Trail Angel: Generosity on the Pacific Crest Trail

Trail Angel: Generosity on the Pacific Crest Trail

Thirteen days from the Columbia Gorge and fifty yards from Sheep Lake, I broke camp around 8:00 a.m. to begin another day of hiking.  My[Read More…]

by March 1, 2016 0 comments Community
Almost There: A Chance Encounter along the Pacific Crest Trail

Almost There: A Chance Encounter along the Pacific Crest Trail

It was the first day of September, 2013, and I was feeling a little impressed with myself. Starting at the Columbia River Gorge, I had[Read More…]

by January 28, 2016 0 comments Community
Appalachian Trail Speed Record Falls in just 54 days to Seattle native Heather Anderson. Source: kuow.org

Appalachian Trail Speed Record Falls to Seattle-Area Woman

Endurance trekking speed records have been falling on America’s iconic trails for the past year. It started last summer when Seattle native Joe McConaughy set[Read More…]

by September 29, 2015 0 comments Community
Army plans to use North Cascades for dangerous helicopter training. Source THC News thcnews.com

Pacific Crest Trail Could be Impacted by Proposed U.S. Army Training Area

If the U.S. Army has its way, there will be combat helicopters landing within a mile of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) in Washington’s North[Read More…]

by July 20, 2015 0 comments Community
Winter conditions make route finding difficult on the PCT (Photo from pct.org)

Daring Duo Set Winter Thru-Hiking Record of the Pacific Crest Trail

As if thru-hiking the mountainous Pacific Crest Trail from Mexico to Canada wasn’t enough in the best of weather conditions, Justin “Trauma” Lichter and Shawn[Read More…]

by March 10, 2015 0 comments Community