It’s January. Just in case you hadn’t noticed.
That strange period between December and February where nothing much happens except drizzle, in England at least.
I find myself dreaming of long, hot thru-hikes. Shortly followed by scanning Youtube to find who filmed their hikes last year.
My name is Helen and I will be hiking the Pacific Crest Trail in 2019 starting around 20th April along with a team mate. This trek will involve carrying everything you need in a backpack, walking around 15 – 20 miles a day and wild camping throughout. There will be resupply stops every week or so in small towns just off the trail. The trail runs for 2,650 miles from the Mexican border to the Canadian border and will take around 5 months to complete.
Craig Fowler is a 45-year-old professional doer of big, big things. He recently completed the hiking and bikepacking triple crowns. Yes, he walked the Appalachian Trail, the Pacific Crest Trail, and the Continental Divide Trail. Yes, then he biked the Tour Divide, the Colorado Trail Race, and the Arizona Trail Race. Yes, that’s 7,574 miles on foot and over 4,000 miles in the saddle. No, there’s no evidence suggesting Fowler is a robot. But there’s also no evidence refuting that. Readmore….