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Thru-Hikers Find Their Legs on the PNT

Ashley 'Bluebird' Davis and Eric 'Spice Rack' Oliver had never thru-hiked before. They set their sights on the Pacific Northwest Trail and successfully finished, finding much to be grateful for along the way.
In the hiker community, it's almost unanimous: if you’ve never hiked a long-distance trail before, the Pacific Northwest Trail is not the place to start. The PNT’s 1,200 miles bet…