LinkedIn Pacific Northwest Trail Association
Flickr Pacific Northwest Trail Association
Instagram Pacific Northwest Trail

Donate Join E-News Signup


Category List

Tag List

section-hike (2)
Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail Advisory Council (2)
Mount Shuksan (1)
North Cascades (1)
Eastern Terminus (1)
Park Butte (2)
Fidalgo Island (1)
Bonaparte Mountain (2)
Thru-hiker (4)
Sandpoint (1)
Mt. Baker (1)
Hughes Meadow (1)
Olympic National Park (1)
7th Anniversary (1)
Ross Lake (1)
North Cascades National Park (1)
Glacier National Park (1)
Thru-Hiking (3)
Mountain men (1)
Numa Lookout (2)
Pend Oreille River (1)
Educational Events (1)
Eastern Washington (1)
Kettle Crest (1)
Thoma Mountain (2)
Kootenai National Forest (1)
Grizzly Bears (2)
Melanie Simmerman (2)
Selkirk Mountains (1)
Jack Mountain (1)
Trail Signs (6)
Baker Lake (2)
ALDHA-West (1)
Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail (1)
lookout tower (2)
Park Butte Lookout (1)
Federal Advisory Council (1)
SKY (1)
Advisory Council (3)
Mount Henry (2)
Mt. Wam (2)
Montana (1)
Garver Mountain (2)
Webb Mountain (2)
Trail Crew (1)
Trail Work (1)
Gatherings (1)
Glacier (1)
Volunteer (1)
Idaho (3)
community (2)
Northwest Peak (2)
Belly River Trail (1)
Tim Youngbluth (7)
Anacortes (1)
Whatcom Pass (1)
Free on the PNT (2)
#nationaltrailsday #tursitrail #americanhikingsociety (1)
Idaho Conservation League (1)
Fire Lookout (2)
Ruck (1)
Metaline Falls (2)
Washington (2)
Trail Town Guide (2)
Back Country Horsemen (1)
Mary Kay Hodges-Cates (1)
Lookout (1)
Happy Birthday (1)
Yaak Valley (1)
Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest (2)
Outdoor Project (1)
Tryg Culp (1)
Happy House (1)
Ruby Creek (1)
PNT (1)
Mount Baker Wilderness Mount Baker Recreational Area (1)
Day Hike (1)
Lookout Mountain (2)
Coupeville (1)
Pacific Northwest Trail Town Guide (2)
Pasayten Wilderness (1)
People of the PNT (3)
Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest (1)
#pacificnorthwesttrail #crowntocoast #thruhiking #triplecrown #wanderlust #exploremore (1)
Ross Lake Resort (1)
Comprehensive Plan (1)
One Square Inch (1)
Puget Sound (1)
Trail Angels (1)
Columbia Mountain (2)
mountain biking (1)
re-supply package (1)

Tag Cloud

Garver MountainWashingtonOkanogan-Wenatchee National ForestHughes MeadowRuckNorth CascadesMt. BakerGrizzly Bearslookout towerPNNSTACRuby CreekMount HenryRoss LakeOutdoor ProjectWhatcom PasscommunityMount Baker Wilderness Mount Baker Recreational AreaPeople of the PNTGatheringsAnacortesMetaline FallsALDHA-WestHappy HouseAdvisory CouncilPacific Northwest National Scenic Trail Advisory CouncilBelly River TrailTrail AngelsOne Square InchPuget Sound#pacificnorthwesttrail #crowntocoast #thruhiking #triplecrown #wanderlust #exploremoreHappy BirthdayOlympic National ParkNuma Lookout#nationaltrailsday #tursitrail #americanhikingsocietyFire Lookoutmountain bikingPNTYaak ValleyThoma MountainEastern TerminusNorth Cascades National ParkTim YoungbluthJack MountainSelkirk MountainsBonaparte MountainMelanie SimmermanWebb MountainSKYComprehensive PlanColumbia MountainTrail Town GuideFederal Advisory CouncilKootenai National ForestIdaho Conservation LeagueFidalgo IslandGlacier National ParkTrail WorkBack Country HorsemenMt. Baker-Snoqualmie National ForestBaker LakeIdahoFree on the PNTGlacierPend Oreille RiverTryg CulpMary Kay Hodges-CatesThru-hikerLookoutRoss Lake ResortMontanaMount ShuksanNorthwest PeakPasayten WildernessDay Hikere-supply packageEducational EventsPacific Northwest Trail Town GuideCoupevilleTrail CrewPNNSTPark ButtePark Butte LookoutSandpointMt. WamThru-Hiking7th AnniversaryPacific Northwest National Scenic Trailsection-hikeTrail SignsVolunteerLookout MountainMountain menKettle CrestEastern Washington


Blog Search

A Section-Hikers Contribution to the PNT

In 2011, after hearing about the Pacific Northwest Trail, tripple crowner Melanie Simmerman decided to visit the communities along the trail corridor to publish a Pacific Northwest Trail Town Guide. She finished her section hike of the Pacific Northwest …
  Pacific Northwest Trail Town Guide and section hiker, Melanie Simmer, stopping for a photo on the PNT.  Photo by Melanie Simmerman.  “You caught me doing updates.  Yet…