Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail

Southern California : section hiking from Campo to Tuolumne Meadows by Shawnte Salabert

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementShawnté Salabert
LC ClassificationsGV199.42.C2 S24 2017
The Physical Object
Pagination382 pages
Number of Pages382
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26966273M
ISBN 101594858802
ISBN 109781594858802
LC Control Number2017002201

  Pacific Crest Trail Backpacking Journals Hiking Gear - 3. Updated: 02/01/ Still Lookin' Don Amundson Started: Updated: 05/02/ Entries - 19 • Photos - 13 • Entries - Trail Photos - Updated: 05/02/ Waters Michael Vazquez. In the Pacific Crest Trail Association, which helps oversee the 2,mile trail, issued 2, thru-hike permits and documented successful finishes, the latter a record total. Wide acclaim.   Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail: Oregon is written by Eli Boschetto. A hiker, writer, and photographer, Eli reveled in going deep for Oregon! Since , he has been the editor of Washington Trails magazine, which he manages from his home in Portland, Oregon. Eli is also a regional correspondent for Backpacker : Mountaineers Books. Hiking the AT? Planning a thru-hike can be a somewhat daunting and overwhelming task, especially for a beginning backpacker. While preparing for my journey on the Appalachian Trail (AT), I often felt lost in a sea of information. The purpose of this guide is to help cut through the confusion present it in a straightforward and simple way.

The Hiking Life is a compilation of tips and advice on trip planning, lightweight backpacking techniques and improving your wilderness skill set. It contains detailed information for more than of the world’s great hikes, and was put together with the mission of inspiring and enabling folks to go backpacking. ~ Cam “Swami” Honan – described by Backpacker Magazine as “the most.   The Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT) traces a 2,mile route from the California-Mexico border north to the border of Washington and Canada. While many hikers attempt a "thru-hike" every year, beginning in Campo, California and connecting their footsteps all the way to Manning Park, B.C., even more people enjoy "section hiking" - tackling the trail in bits and pieces.   The Pacific Crest Trail, a 2,mile hiking and equestrian trail that reaches from Mexico to Canada, has been called the Appalachian Trail of the West Coast.

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Pacific Crest Trials: A Psychological and Emotional Guide to Successfully Thru-Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail by Zach Davis and Carly Moree | out of 5 stars Pacific Crest Trail Association Garden Highway, Suite Sacramento, CA ; main fax; PCTA is a (c)(3). Tax ID#: She then decides to hike the Pacific Crest Trail despite zero hiking/wilderness experience.

I figured nothing to relate to here: the loss of a parent, the drugs, the cheating, and any and all hiking/camping/roughing itthese are all completely foreign to me and also things Despite this book’s stellar reviews and much hype it did not seem like 4/5(K).

Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail: Washington is written by Tami Asars. Tami grew up in western Washington playing in the North Cascades. She teaches classes on backpacking basics, lightweight backpacking, and more.

The Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT) meanders from the California-Mexico border north to the border of Washington and Canada/5(36). Experience the Pacific Crest Trail. A world of stunning beauty awaits. Search online for trip reports to see pictures and learn about other people’s successful adventures.

Searching our website can be especially helpful in finding location names on the PCT. You’ll find trip reports from all along the PCT. Here's some recommended hikes. The Best Sections of the Pacific Crest Trail The rn l Oregon Washington h Mountains. The Pacific Crest Trail is a challenging 2, mile (4, kilometer) trek through California, Oregon, and Washington.

This guide will prepare you for hiking and surviving this spectacular wilderness experience. Pacific Crest Trials: A Psychological and Emotional Guide to Successfully Thru-Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail.

Thru-hiking is always a trial—and the first trial is psychological. In this book, you will learn how to avoid the most common emotional and psychological issues faced by hikers on this 5-month hike.

The Pacific Crest Trail, officially designated as the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT) is a long-distance hiking and equestrian trail closely aligned with Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail book highest portion of the Cascade and Sierra Nevada mountain ranges, which lie to miles ( to km) east of the U.S.

Pacific coast. The trail's southern terminus is just south of Campo, California by the U.S. border Highest point: Forester Pass, 13, ft (4, m). Pacific Crest Trail Permits. Full trail permits: For any PCT hike that’s miles or longer, you can apply directly to the Pacific Crest Trail Association (PCTA) for your long-distance ’ll need to complete a detailed trip plan before applying because the permit asks for : REI Staff.

Following up on his wildly popular guide to thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail in Appalachian Trials, Zach Davis has teamed up with PCT thru-hiker Carly Moree to bring readers the ultimate psychological and emotional guide to prepare for the Pacific Crest Trail.

The book utilizes the same principles that has made Appalachian Trials the most popular resource amongst AT thru-hikers.

The book was also a solid reminder to create a list for the following three things: –“I am thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail because ” –“When I successfully thru-hike the Pacific Crest Trail, I will ” –“If I give up on the Pacific Crest Trail, I will ”.

Pacific Crest Trail. Written while hiking the PCT this book reveals, moment by moment, what it smells, tastes and above all, feels like to walk from Mexico to Canada. Former BBC Correspondent Simon Willis charts an emotional course through high mountains, baking deserts and personal tragedy.

The Pacific Crest Trail has long been a place for adventurers to come and find peace in the journey. With minimal elevation gain and loss, the trail is accessible to all levels of backpacker fitness.

While our trip focuses on the Mount Shasta region of the trail, it is a wonderful chance to get a taste of life as a thru-hiker on the PCT.5/5(25). By Heather Anderson had hiked what is known as the "Triple Crown" of backpacking: the Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, and Continental Divide Trail - a combined distance of 7, miles with a vertical gain of more than one million feet.

CRAIG'S PCT PLANNER: Craig's PCT Planner is a resource that allows you to plot a Pacific Crest Trail thru-hike by inputting a starting date, starting point, ending point, hiking pace, hiking day length (in hours), and how much time to add for every 1, feet of elevation gained.

Using your data it outputs how many days it will take between your selected resupply points, what the elevation. There are a ton of books, movies, and podcast out there about thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail. Here's a pretty comprehensive list.

Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail: Oregon, by Eli Boschetto, covers the entire mile stretch of the PCT through Oregon in this comprehensive guidebook for hiking the world-famous, long-distance state is divided into six trail sections, and is presented in a manner to make the PCT accessible to hikers of all abilities and interests.

Long-distance hiking, trekking guides, gear reviews, and arbitrary wisdom from around the globe. From the Pacific Crest Trail to Nepal and beyond. Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail Washington: Section Hiking from the Columbia River to Manning Park By Tami Asars pp.

Available through Mountaineers Books for $ Tami Asars is quickly becoming one of the Northwest’s most cherished guidebook writers. Stay Warm on the Trail with the Right Sleeping Bag. Learn how to combine the right sleeping bag, sleeping pad, and ground cloth to create the perfect sleeping system to stay warm and toasty on the trail.

The Best Shoes For Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail. Everything thing you need to know in order to choose the right shoes for you on the PCT. With absolutely no experience, driven only by sheer determination, Cheryl hikes more than a thousand miles of the Pacific Crest Trail, alone.

WILD powerfully captures the terrors and pleasures of. The Pacific Crest Trail extends for a whopping 2, miles from Mexico to Canada, forging an unbroken footpath through three states—California, Oregon, and Washington. It crosses over deserts and tunnels through forests, travels across glaciated mountain passes, and skirts the shoulders of conical volcanic peaks.

To hike the entire trail takes about five months—if all goes well—walking. Mary Chambers, better known by her trail name “Scrambler,” never doubted she would complete the Pacific Crest Trail.

“We’re going to finish!” she would declare whenever someone questioned whether she was capable of walking from Mexico to Canada in a single hiking season. Reese Witherspoon hiked the Pacific Crest Trail in preparation for her role as Cheryl Strayed in Wild.

Prepare for your next adventure. Continue the Journey. Receive the WILD special edition magazine when you donate to PCTA. Hike where Cheryl hiked or check out some of our favorites along the Pacific Crest Trail. The PCT saved my life. Bill Walker is the author of many exciting books including the Pacific Crest Trail, Appalachian Trail and El Camino de Santiago best known as The Camino.

The Pacific Crest Trail is one of the nation's best known long-distance national scenic trails. It is part of the "Triple Crown" of long-distance trails, which includes the Appalachian Trail and Continental Divide Trail. The PCT, as it's commonly called by hikers, runs continuously from the border of Mexico up through California' Sierra Nevada, then onward to Oregon and Washington and the.

Strayed became a novelist of some note in her late 30s. Back inhowever, she was a rootless year-old waitress about to embark on her first backpacking trip: a three-month, 1,mile trek up the rugged and remote Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) from Tehachapi Pass in southern California to the northern Oregon border.

The trail is actually 2, miles long, but heavy snows blocked Strayed Author: David Brill. Virtual Hike of Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) Hiking Project is part of the REI Co-op family, where a life outdoors is a life well lived.

Shop REI Hiking.5/5(6). The authors of Mountaineers Books' "Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail" series offer their top tips to help you prepare for their respective sections of the trail in Southern California, Northern California, Oregon, and Washington. Join author Shawnté Salabert for a book signing and Q & A session on her newly released book: HIKING THE PACIFIC CREST TRAIL: SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Section Hiking From Campo To Tuolumne Meadows.

The Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT) traces a 2,mile route from the California-Mexico border north to the border of Washington and Canada.Pacific Crest Trail One of the most beautiful sections of the 2, mile Pacific Crest Trail runs right past Timberline Lodge and along the western flank of Mt.

Hood. Alpine meadows, wild and scenic rivers, waterfalls, volcanic evidence, and more wildflowers than you can fit in your camera will tempt you to see what is around the next bend.The PCT is strictly for hikers or equestrians (no bicycles or mechanized vehicles are allowed), and you can traverse the trail for an hour or two, or several days, weeks or months.

Access is easy from major cities such as San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento, Portland and Seattle [source: Pacific Crest Trail].Each year about people attempt to thru-hike the trail, with about