Thruhiking the Pacific Crest Trail

DONE BY: Anonymous Adventurer

LENGTH: 5 months

LOCATION: California, Oregon, and Washington

FUN: ★★★★★

PERSONAL GROWTH: ★★★★★

KIND OF PERSONAL GROWTH MOST EXPERIENCED:

Suffering

DAY-TO-DAY LIFE: 

Walk

DESCRIPTION OF WORK/ACTIVITIES DONE: 

Hiking

TOP TIPS: 

  • Useful resrouce: www.pcta.org
  • Inform yourself about gear and the trail, but know that information can only prepare you up to a point
  • Understand that you will suffer
  • Understand that you may have to alter your plans in the middle of the trip
  • Think about it as a series of short trips, not a months-long epic feat
Jiyoung Jeong