Class 2019 Survey by Halfway Anywhere

(Yes, I know I’m going through the Survey and typing out the same stats. This post is just for my friends and family to understand the trail better) With 2020 in the books as a year where a small number of people completed the trail. I’m focusing my research on the 2019 class. You can…

California Wildfires

At the beginning of what’s expected to be a record-breaking wildfire season in California, a photo of a firefighter who has battled flames in Big Sur’s Willow Fire is becoming a symbol of the foreboding 2021 wildfire season. Justin Grunewald, his face and clothing covered in ash, appears exhausted, resting for what was likely a…

Dan’s Fitness & Training

Dan’s Fitness & Training Summary 2021: January 2021 Notes: Starting to do Yoga in the mornings virtually with a friend. Yoga is just beginner’s Yoga found on Youtube. Dog walking as a side-hustle is a 30-minute walk. Not super focused on doing long walks. Plenty of time for that. I will do some without the…

Future Bottleneck?

Taken from “The Trek” Follow them and subscribe for great Thru-hike content The application process for 2021 Pacific Crest Trail long-distance permits will not open as planned in October, the Pacific Crest Trail Association announced on its website on Tuesday, August 25. “Because of the ongoing pandemic, we don’t know whether it’ll be safe to hike or…

Annual PCT Days

Due to government restrictions for festivals in tandem with health concerns due to COVID-19, PCT DAYS has been cancelled for 2020.  This is a difficult, but necessary decision and we hope to see you August 20-22, 2021 for the 14th annual PCT DAYS…stay healthy! Pacific Crest Trail Days is an annual summer festival that celebrates and promotes…