Become a Member

Get access to more than 30 brands, premium video, exclusive content, events, mapping, and more.

Already have an account? Sign In

Become a Member

Get access to more than 30 brands, premium video, exclusive content, events, mapping, and more.

Already have an account? Sign In

Brands

California Trails

Quadriplegic Woman Tackles PCT Thru-Hike

Computer-powered leg braces help Stacy Kozel cover up to 30 miles a day.

Get full access to Outside Learn, our online education hub featuring in-depth fitness, nutrition, and adventure courses and more than 2,000 instructional videos when you sign up for Outside+ Sign up for Outside+ today.

After a car accident plus lupus left Stacy Kozel a quadriplegic in 2014, doctors didn’t think she’d ever walk again. But with the help of computer-powered leg braces, Kozel completed a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail in 2016 and is currently hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, covering up to 30 miles per day.

How to Pack for Backcountry Skiing

Get to know the winter safety gear you need in your pack.

Keywords: