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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…