For those of you who don't know what the PCT is, it is a 2,663 mile hiking trail starting in Campo, California and ending in Manning, British Columbia (or the other way around). You go through California, Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia, Canada.
I know a lot of people's thoughts on a thru-hike like this are, "Are you absolutely insane?" and "Why on earth would you do that to yourself?" Well, it all started with the book Wild by Cheryl Strayed. It is basically about a woman going through a lot of tough trials in her life who decides to randomly hike the PCT... with basically not training whatsoever!! Can you even imagine that?! Like, that is probably legit crazy. The thing is, she did it. She didn't hike the entire trail (I don't plan to either), but what I love is throughout the book seeing how much stronger she becomes. Seeing her push herself, and how throughout time she realizes her body has become strong. That is just so cool to me, and ever since I have kind of been obsessed with the idea of it.
I don't really know why I am telling you all this. It has just been something constantly on my mind lately, and all I want to do is talk about it. Zac found a video the other day about a man who hiked the PCT who shot little snippets of him walking from beginning to end. This just blew my mind. Seriously, look at this trail. It is stunning.
Do any of you have crazy goals/dreams that you couldn't imagine anyone understanding? Or just cool goals in general?! Anyone want to join me?! Hahaha Just kidding.