November 2017

Gear Shop

2017 Holiday Must-Haves Gear Giveaway

By on November 21, 2017

Put up your Festivus Pole and get ready for the annual Feats of Strength because we’ve got a sack full of brand-new gear goodies for you! Thanks to the…

PCT News

Grounds Keepers Remove 1,100 Pounds of Trash in 2017

By on November 17, 2017

Granite Gear’s Grounds Keepers program has come to an end in its inaugural year, resulting in 17 hikers removing a total of 1,117.8 pounds of trash from the Pacific…

Gear Shop

2017 Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Must-Haves for PCT Hikers

By on November 15, 2017

It’s that time of year again. Time for holiday shopping and wish list making. Whether you have an aspiring PCT hiker on your shopping list—or you’re the aspiring PCT…

Gear Shop


By on November 8, 2017

From the end of summer and into fall, I’ve been out tromping Oregon’s trails in the new Lowa Irox GTX Mid trekking boots. I’m a big fan of Lowa boots. I’ve…

Trail Talk

Meet PCT Guidebook Author Shawnté Salabert

By on November 7, 2017

The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) had occupied Shawnté Salabert’s mind for a long time. Three years ago, while writing for Modern Hiker, she couldn’t fathom how special it would to…