dbBrad in 1211 did much of the Washington PCT with his much-loved pup, Sir Benton Cowboy.
|Cutest Aussie Even|
The Seiad Valley Cafe in Seiad Valley, California, right on the PCT, challenges thru-hikers to eat 5 one-pound pancakes in under two hours. If they can do it, the pancakes are free.
|Seiad Valley Cafe pancakes|
The triple crown winner, Brian Robinson, completed the Pacific Crest Trail, the Appalachian Trail and the Continental Divide Trail for a total of 7000 miles in one year.
In 1970, Eric Ryback, a 17-year-old student, won acclaim as the first PCT thru-hiker. He published a book in 1971, The High Adventure of Eric Cyback: Canada to Mexico on Foot. Ryback carried an 80 pound pack, with only five resupply packages on the entire trip.
Susie Burns and her father Frank McCubbins (72) did a first on the Oregon PCT using four different pack animals: goats, Bactrain camel, llamas and mules. Their favorites were the goats.
|Pack Bactrian camel|