Imagine logging over 2600 miles on the trail from Mexico to Canada! Well, 23-year old Aaron Ellig from the Tri-Cities of Washington state did more than just imagine it, he did it! Aaron is one of the select few who have completed a Pacific Crest Trail through hike from the southern terminus at the Mexican border to the northernmost point at the Canadian border. Why did Aaron do it? Well, you’ll just have to listen to…..Click on the Read More link below to continue
Foreign Language Clip of the Day: the language is Trwee (it is very hard to pronounce in English) Thank you to Akweeuh for her help!
This is a translation of the subtitle of the Hike Healthy Podcast: “helping you take control of your lifestyle!”
Quotes from this episode: “It’s humbling to think of what we really need” -Aaron Ellig
Items Aaron Ellig used on his through hike:
$6000 total estimate
$800-1000 for food and shipping for drops (20 drops)
$1500 in gear, clothes, and shoes
$3000-4000 on trail and in towns buying food, resupplying, motels, donating to trail angels, and whatever else he needed
Aaron also mentioned the “half mile” app he used on the trip which helped him track his progress with GPS type qualities. You can click here for more information on this ap. Click here for a link to the iPhone ap.