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

Donate Join E-News Signup


Category List

Tag List

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

Tag Cloud

Gatheringsre-supply packageNorth Cascades National ParkBack Country HorsemenKettle CrestMount HenryOutdoor ProjectRuby CreekKootenai National ForestPacific Northwest National Scenic TrailWhatcom PassALDHA-WestSelkirk MountainsJack MountainLookoutThru-hikerGrizzly BearsFederal Advisory CouncilLookout MountainFree on the PNTNorthwest PeakMary Kay Hodges-CatesGlacier National ParkFidalgo IslandTrail WorkRoss LakeThoma MountainWebb MountainGarver MountainPark Butte Lookout#pacificnorthwesttrail #crowntocoast #thruhiking #triplecrown #wanderlust #exploremoreYaak ValleyPend Oreille RivercommunityAdvisory CouncilTrail SignsTrail Crewsection-hikeCoupevilleBelly River TrailRuckPNNSTHughes MeadowFire LookoutPuget SoundPNNSTACMount Baker Wilderness Mount Baker Recreational AreaPNTWashingtonPark ButteAnacortesTim YoungbluthIdahoHappy HouseRoss Lake ResortEastern WashingtonNorth CascadesMontanaComprehensive PlanTrail AngelsMelanie SimmermanEducational EventsPasayten WildernessMount ShuksanThru-HikingMetaline FallsDay HikePacific Northwest National Scenic Trail Advisory CouncilOne Square InchOlympic National ParkBaker LakeNuma LookoutMt. Wammountain bikingEastern TerminusSandpointOkanogan-Wenatchee National ForestHappy BirthdayTryg CulpPacific Northwest Trail Town GuideMt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest#nationaltrailsday #tursitrail #americanhikingsocietylookout towerSKYMt. BakerBonaparte MountainMountain menColumbia MountainTrail Town GuideGlacierPeople of the PNTIdaho Conservation League7th AnniversaryVolunteer


Blog Search

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…

American Long Distance Hiking Association West

ALDHA-West is all about building community and skill sets among west coast thru-hikers. Their support and hard work shows through in their members, a passionate group of outdoor adventurers.
“Ruck is the german word for backpack.  We use the term as the name for our educational gatherings.  Each Ruck is slightly different, but we usually cover such skills as Leave N…