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We're Revamping!

Thanks for visiting but we are revamping the site beginning September 2020 and won't be back up for a few months. Until then, enjoy the photo gallery

Please come back and check us again soon.

Happy Trails,

the Thru-Hike the PCT team

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There isn't a single ad on this site. No banners. No sponsored content. No affiliate links. We think that's crucial to maintaining your trust. Too often websites and magazines about hiking and the outdoors are poorly disguised advertisements for gear. We want you to know that when we recommend a product, it's because we honestly believe it is a good solution to a problem and we use it ourselves not because someone has paid us for an endorsement.

But maintaining this site does cost money, so if you appreciate the information and resources we provide, why not check out our store and buy a handsome photo of the Trail like the one at the top of this page?  Commemorate your hike or give one as a gift to your special thru-hiker.  The details:

  • Authentic:  Every image was taken while standing on the PCT.
  • Gallery-quality:  We only use the highest quality inks, archival paper, and acid and lignin free mats, so they'll last 100+ years without discoloring.
  • Just the right size:  Prints are matted to 16x24 or 18x24, so they're not too big or too small for your wall.
  • Collectible:  Signed limited editions of 100 for each photo.
  • Free Shipping:  No extra charge for US orders.
  • Giving back:  We donate part of the proceeds from every sale to the Pacific Crest Trail Association.
Rain Shadow
Rain Shadow
Sun & Snow on San Jacinto
Sun & Snow on San Jacinto