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11 Books About Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail that Aren't "Wild"

Wild, the movie based on Cheryl Strayed’s 2012 bestselling memoir, hits theaters this week and has already received Oscar buzz. In the film, 26-year-old Strayed (Reese Witherspoon) abandons her daily life to hike the Pacific Crest Trail alone. Like the book, the movie is about much more than toughing it out in nature; it explores a young woman’s deeply... Read More >

8 Books to Read If You Liked Cheryl Strayed's 'Wild'

Wild Reese Witherspoon portrays Cheryl Strayed, who set out on a trek through the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail. According to The New York Times, the new film "at once celebrates the sublimity of nature and the spirit of solitude.

Hiking is a unique and special activity that usually guarantees pretty scenery, well-earned endorphins, and even some spiritual goodness. It will also remind you how little you need to actually survive. Cheryl Strayed's book, "Wild," highlights her own 1,100-mile solo hike along the Pacific Crest Trail. And while her trek inspired many to tackle a similar journey, not all of us have the luxury of taking months off at a time (nor the will to haul Monster, Strayed’s weighty backpack). So…

8 Bucket-List Hikes That Will Transform You

Hiking is a unique and special activity that usually guarantees pretty scenery, well-earned endorphins, and even some spiritual goodness. It will also remind you how little you need to actually survive. Cheryl Strayed's book, "Wild," highlights her own 1,100-mile solo hike along the Pacific Crest Trail. And while her trek inspired many to tackle a similar journey, not all of us have the luxury of taking months off at a time (nor the will to haul Monster, Strayed’s weighty backpack). So…

America's ultimate hike!

The Pacific Crest Trail is America's ultimate hike

The Pacific Crest Trail is America's ultimate hike road trip makes stops at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park, Kings Canyon National Park and others. Plan your road trip with Roadtrippers.

The anti-gear list. I thru-hiked the Pacific Crest Trail in 2015. After months of meticulous research, weighing my bag, editing, and weighing it again, I still managed to pack a ton of stuff that I didn’t need. Feel free to learn from my mistakes with this fairly exhaustive list of what I should have left behind.

The anti-gear list. I thru-hiked the Pacific Crest Trail in After months of meticulous research, weighing my bag, editing, and weighing it again, I still managed to pack a ton of stuff that I didn’t need. Feel free to learn from my mistakes with thi

Pacific Crest Trail Map - Backpacker

Map: Hike the Pacific Crest Trail

Get ready to hike the Pacific Crest Trail, or just dream about one of America's iconic long paths, with Backpacker's Pacific Crest Trail map.

In 2013, Andy Davidhazy made a spontaneous decision: in three weeks, he was going to hike all 2,660 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail, a trek that winds through three different states.

This Man Hiked 2,660 Miles. Here is His Packing Advice.

If you ever wondered how much life weighed, turns out it's 27 pounds, not including water.

after being laid off from his job in april 2011, kolby kirk (the hike guy) decided he would attempt to complete as much as he could of the 2,650-mile pct. in that time, kolby wrote 850 pages in his journals. a few of which he has started to scan for a major dose of visual stimulation. the pages are filled with charts, drawings, receipts, beer labels (nice), stamps, crushed poison oak etc.

After being laid off from his job in April Kolby Kirk (The Hike Guy) decided he would attempt to complete as much as he could of the PCT. In that time, Kolby wrote 850 pages in his journals.

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