Section Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail

Section Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail

Learn everything you need to know to section hike one of the West's great trails with Olympia-born author and photographer Philip Kramer.
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This year marks the 50th anniversary of the National Trail Systems Act and the establishment of the Pacific Crest Trail. Come celebrate with Philip Kramer, author and photographer of Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail: Northern California, as he presents a brief breakdown of the PCT and relates his years of experience as both a thru-hiker and a section-hiker. The presentation will feature Kramer’s gorgeous photographs, stories of the unexpected, and a discussion period to address individual questions. Whether you’re actively planning a PCT hike, or just starting to dream, this event will inspire and inform your personal adventure goals. Admission is free.

About the author: Born and raised in Olympia, Washington, Philip Kramer is a photographer and writer. With a bit of nomad in his blood, his work and travels have taken him to six of the seven continents, down many bumpy roads, and usually a bit past the end of the road. He is a passionate advocate of the wilderness experience whose goal is to inspire appreciation and respect for the diversity of this planet while encouraging the dreams of future adventurers.