Backpacking is one of my favorite subcultures because it is so adventurous. My favorite backpacking trip was Yosemite when we got to hike over 50 miles in the backcountry for a week, and summit half dome.
It’s a dangerous business going out of your door. You step into the Road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there is no knowing where you might be swept off to.” – Bilbo Baggins Love the quote as well, Lord Of The Rings
The Pacific Crest Trail, like its better-known eastern cousin the i Trail, is a narrow corridor of wilderness set aside by an act of Congress (The National Trails System Act, to preserve a place where hikers can commune with nature.