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The Pacific Crest Trail is one of the most popular hiking trails in North America. stretching from Mexico to Canada, the trail traverses some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world. Hikers who attempt to thru-hike the entire trail can expect to take five to six months to complete the journey. The Pacific Crest Trail is a great adventure for experienced hikers who are looking for a challenge. However, it is important to be prepared before undertaking such a long hike. Planning and research are essential, and hikers should be aware of the potential risks involved in any wilderness expedition. With proper planning and preparation, though, hiking the Pacific Crest Trail can be an unforgettable experience.

Tenting Skills: How To Anchor A Shelter In The Desert Sand

While setting up camp in loose sand is a relatively limited skill in general across thru-hiking trails, there is plenty of care to do this right for the Pacific Crest Trail and the Continental Divide Trail at a minimum, so let’s discuss how to anchor a tent in the sand and ensure a good nights …

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The Triple Crown: A Thru Hikers Crowning Achievement

Many who find out about thru-hiking and decide they want to take on the challenge may not know of the triple crown of hiking. This is due to many factors but let’s dive in and talk about what is the thru-hiking triple crown? The thru-hikers triple crown consists of a complete thru-hike on the Appalachian …

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