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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…

Free on the PNT

We recently caught up with Matt Hopkins (aka Free) as he was preparing for his upcoming thru-hike of the Pacific Northwest Trail.
We recently caught up with Matt Hopkins (aka Free) as he prepared for his summer thru-hike of the Pacific Northwest Trail. Hey Matt, thanks for talking, what are you up to?…