PlanYourHike.com has painstakingly researched 101 resupply points along the Pacific Crest Trail in an attempt to create one complete collection of all PCT resupply points. As far as we know, no other online resource has anywhere near this many resupply points available to learn about. We hope this abundant resource helps you as you plan an awesome adventure on the PCT.
Since August 2005 National Parks Traveler has been the Internet’s only site dedicated to covering America’s National Park System and the National Park Service on a daily basis.
The Traveler is not a static site built around park statistics and trail descriptions and is not strictly a travelogue. Rather, it offers readers a unique multimedia blend of news, feature content, debate, and discussion all tied to America’s national parks.
What a freaking week. I went through numerous states of mind over the past 150 miles. Everywhere from feeling like a god while traversing the divide through sleet and hail, to feeling like a bum camped on the bike path outside of Frisco while I was sick with a migraine and awful nausea. It’s funny how many mindsets I filter through within a day, or an hour. From high ridges, the adrenaline of running from thunderheads, to plowing through thigh deep snow wondering where the trail is, thinking “I’m never gonna make it”, then finding dry trail and shortly thereafter thinking about all the future adventures I can’t wait to go on.
With ticks all over the trail, Lyme Disease is a real threat for outdoor enthusiasts all over the country. Learn about the disease and how to prevent it.
Lyme Disease is terrifying illness that can impact its victims long-term. Today, we know more about it than ever before, and still each year, more than 30,000 cases are reported to the CDC. Nowadays, doctors and scientists can diagnose the disease more confidently than in the past. However, before you go backpacking, know how to prevent and check for deer ticks as well as the symptoms of Lyme Disease.
Ever get the feeling you belong? You belong someplace, doing something, or with a particular group? Good! Wow I thought I was the only one. Many years ago I visited my first official National Park. The Smoky National Park and along with my family, fell in love with the park, the woods, the bears, the idea of that National Parks and felt that belonging to the outdoors that I once had as a scout and to hiking.
The longest and best-known hiking trail in the country, the Appalachian Trail winds from the north woods of Maine all the way south to Georgia. While you won’t earn the same kudos driving as you would by walking, the following scenic roads come very close to paralleling the pedestrian route, taking you through the almost continuous natural beauty without the sweat and blisters. Best of all, this driving route follows magnificently scenic two-lane roads all the way from the top of New England to the heart of Dixie, running past a wealth of fascinating towns and historic sites.
The Appalachian landscape holds some of the wealthiest, and some of the most needy, areas in the entire country. These contrasting worlds often sit within a few miles of one another: Every resort and retirement community seems to have its alter-ego as a former mill town, now as dependent upon tourism as they once were upon the land and its resources.