Punkins put together pictures and video or her time hiking the PCT with Peanut in early July.
The two trekked from Tuolumne Meadows in Yosemite National Park 60-plus miles south to Vermillion Valley Resort where Peanut got off the trail for a two-week break.
You can find all of the Peanut on the PCT videos here.
Peanut landed Thursday evening in Sitka, Alaska, for a week at home. She received quite a greeting.
Continue reading “A brief homecoming”
Peanut stopped Tuesday afternoon a little ways after she surpassed her 1,000th mile on the Pacific Crest Trail to record her milestone.
The video was posted to Peanut’s YouTube channel.
She had hiked through deserts and mountains, across streams and through alpine forests.
On Monday, Peanut was seemingly walking through a jungle.
Continue reading “Bushwhacking on the PCT”
Peanut landed in Medford, Ore., just before noon on Friday and recorded a video that has been posted to her Instagram page.
One of the biggest challenges PCT thru-hikers face — especially in the Southern California desert areas — is how to get enough water.
Peanut begins her hiking days carrying about three liters of water. But there are other sources.
In the video above, shot Sunday (Day 24), she shows how she got water from a cistern and filtered it.
Continue reading “Filtering water from a cistern”
When you walk a little more than 300 miles in 15 days, you have plenty of time to think.
On Saturday, Peanut recorded some of those thoughts in a video that has been posted to her YouTube channel.
Continue reading “The PCT is ‘kind of like Christmas every day’”