Watch: Guy Hikes From Mexico to Canada & Films 1 Second Each Day.

Watch: Guy Hikes From Mexico to Canada & Films 1 Second Each Day.

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Watch: Guy Hikes From Mexico to Canada & Films 1 Second Each Day.

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“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” – John Muir

This video shows the entirety of a Pacific Crest Trail thru-hike from the US/Mexico border to the US/Canada border across 2,660 mi / 4,200 km through California, Oregon, and Washington.

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Facts About The Pacific Crest Trail From Pacific Crest Trail Association.

The trail spans 2,650 miles from Mexico to Canada through three western states: California, Oregon and Washington.

  • It starts near Campo, CA and ends on the US border at Manning Provincial Park in British Columbia.
  • First proposed by Catherine Montgomery in 1926 and championed by Clinton C. Clarke in the 1930s.
  • Designated as one of the first National Scenic Trails in 1968, along with the Appalachian Trail.
  • Crosses 26 National Forests, 7 National Parks, 5 State Parks and 4 National Monuments.
  • Approximately 200 miles of the PCT are on private land.
  • Hundreds of thousands of people use the trail each year.
  • It takes the average thru-hiker about five months to walk the entire trail. They leave Mexico in April or May and reach Canada at the end of September. Fewer than 5% of hikers go southbound.
  • The trail is a hiker and equestrian trail. A small number of hardy horseback riders have ridden the entire trail.

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