Top Menu

Tag Archives | Pacific Crest Trail

Oregon: The Pacific Crest Trail – Thru Hiking A Record High Snow Year

Join Trail Ambassador Erin “Wired” Saver who will be speaking about her 148 day, 2,650mi thru hike from Mexico to Canada along the Pacific Crest Trail in 2011. At the time, Erin was a rookie thru hiker and it was a record high snow year, which made for an incredible once-in-a lifetime-experience. Come hear Erin’s first hand account of her experiences through desert, mountains, snow, dangerous stream crossings, and more along the PCT. The presentation includes anecdotes, pictures, and videos from Wired’s hike

Continue Reading · 0
Desert Divide Dozen - Day One

Desert Divide Dozen: Peak Bagging on the Pacific Crest Trail

The San Jacinto Mountains are one of the principal mountain ranges in Southern California. Multiple summits rise more than 10,000’/3050m above sea level. The beautiful but popular northern section of the range offers some of the most best hiking and backpacking in Southern California. But I had something else in mind this past Memorial Day […]

Continue Reading · 5

Lightweight Backpacking on the PCT: A Talk

Gossamer Gear Trail Ambassadors Anna Sofranko and Chris Alexander hiked the entire 2600-mile Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) from Mexico to Canada. They walked across deserts, over snow covered mountains, and through old growth forests. In order to complete the trail before heavy snow fell in Canada, they had to hike about 20 miles each day for 5 […]

Continue Reading · 0