Hike the Pacific Crest Trail in Six Minutes - Backpacker

Hike the Pacific Crest Trail in Six Minutes

This thru-hiker's video zooms through some of the highlights.

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Yesterday we told you about Kolby "Condor" Kirk, who documented his five-month journey on the Pacific Crest Trail by taking a selfie every day. In that same vein, PCT thru-hiker Tyler Fox distilled his 142-day trek into one surprisingly comprehensive six-minute video. From Sonoran deserts to the top of Mt. Whitney to the giant forests of Washington, it really is like being there — you can practically smell the Doug firs. Dig it:

Inspired to quit your job, strap on a pack, and hike a section (or several) yourself? We know you are. Get started here, and read more about Tyler’s adventures on his blog, Halfway Anywhere.

(via Sploid)