Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hike preparation & planning
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Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hike preparation & planning

Learn more about the Trail and its sections, as well as how to prepare and plan your Pacific Crest Trail Truh-Hike
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24 students enrolled
Created by Niels Rabe
Last updated 10/2019
English
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Current price: $11.99 Original price: $19.99 Discount: 40% off
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This course includes
  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • 2 articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Planning and preparation of a Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hike
  • Learn about Navigation, Resupply, Water and Food
  • Learn about Dangers and Hazards on the Trail
  • Learn more about my Lessons Learned from 4.5 months on the trail
Requirements
  • passion for long-distance hiking
Description

The Pacific Crest Trail spans over more than 2,650 miles from Mexico to Canada. Many Dream of successfully thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, but don´t know where to start this incredible adventure.

This course is a helping hand for all ambitious future PCT Thru-Hikers and provides detailed information on the trail, its challenges and on how to plan and prepare a thru-hike.


Course Details:

  • Trail overview and sections

  • Challenges and Hazards on the Trail

  • Planning (i.e. Start Date & Direction, Permits, Training, Finances)

  • Equipment (insights into my Equipment)

  • Lessons Learned (Navigation, Water, Food, Hitchhiking, Mishaps)


Course improvement:

I plan to continuously improve this Course and would like to implement your Feedback to provide the best possible support for all future thru-hikers.


All the best and happy hiking!

Who this course is for:
  • Hikers
  • Thru-Hikers
  • Long-Distance Hikers
  • Pacific Crest Trail Fans
Course content
Expand all 36 lectures 04:06:08
+ Welcome to the course!
4 lectures 06:56
Welcome to the course!
00:14
Just Do It!
04:04
Detailed gear list incl. some comments: Lighterpack list
00:01
+ Getting to know the trail
3 lectures 33:34
From Mexico to Canada: The 5 sections of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT)
15:46
Mental and physical challenges
12:18
+ Be safe out there: Dangers on trail!
4 lectures 34:21
Inexperience and overconfidence
10:12
Weather and nature
12:12
Plants
03:25
Wildlife
08:32
+ Planning your thru-hike
7 lectures 47:20
Start date and direction
09:51
Permits
07:16
Visa
03:27
Flights
02:53
Training
04:41
+ Equipment
9 lectures 53:09
Clothing worn
06:18
Electronics
03:17
Hygiene
03:34
Cooking gear
05:15
Spare / extra clothes
06:22
Miscellaneous
03:24
High Sierra Gear
05:15
+ Experiences and lessons learned
8 lectures 01:07:08
Daily routine
07:51
Campsite
06:37
Navigation
10:31
Hygiene
03:08
Hitchhiking
08:03
Mishaps
10:33