Archive for the ‘Pacific Crest Trail’ Category


I went to MEC in Ottawa yesterday and made my first few gear purchases; the most important pieces actually, my pack and sleeping bag. Originally, I was looking at the MEC brand Ibex 80, but they were out, so I ended up with the Gregory Palisade, a 91L expedition pack for $255. The reviews at […]


Hello. This site is a chronicle of planning for a thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail. Hopefully, as the time between planning and actually hiking the trail progresses, this site will become useful to more people than myself. If you are also new to the PCT, I recommend joining the email listserv immediately. Right now […]