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

Donate Join E-News Signup


Category List

Tag List

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

Tag Cloud

GatheringsLookoutNorth CascadesYaak ValleyOutdoor ProjectSKYMelanie SimmermanVolunteerAnacortesHappy HouseMountain menEducational EventsFree on the PNTThoma MountainBaker LakeOne Square Inch#nationaltrailsday #tursitrail #americanhikingsocietyEastern TerminusPNNSTPacific Northwest Trail Town GuideHughes MeadowALDHA-WestAdvisory CouncilPuget SoundLookout MountainOlympic National ParkBelly River Trail#pacificnorthwesttrail #crowntocoast #thruhiking #triplecrown #wanderlust #exploremoreBack Country HorsemenThru-hikerTrail AngelsMontana7th AnniversaryBonaparte MountainDay HikeGrizzly BearsJack MountainGlacierRoss Lake ResortMary Kay Hodges-CatesMount ShuksanPasayten Wildernessre-supply packageSandpointTrail CrewPNTColumbia MountainPark ButteMount HenryRuby CreekMount Baker Wilderness Mount Baker Recreational AreaThru-HikingMetaline FallsWebb MountainOkanogan-Wenatchee National Forestmountain bikingNorth Cascades National ParkCoupevillelookout towerTryg CulpWashingtonSelkirk MountainsIdahoHappy BirthdayWhatcom PassFederal Advisory CouncilComprehensive PlanNorthwest PeakPark Butte LookoutPNNSTACTim YoungbluthGarver MountainRoss LakePacific Northwest National Scenic TrailMt. WamEastern WashingtonFidalgo IslandGlacier National ParkPeople of the PNTPacific Northwest National Scenic Trail Advisory CouncilIdaho Conservation LeaguecommunityTrail Town GuideNuma LookoutRuckTrail SignsPend Oreille RiverKootenai National ForestFire LookoutMt. Bakersection-hikeTrail WorkMt. Baker-Snoqualmie National ForestKettle Crest


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…