71-Year-Old Man Completes the 2,650-Mile Pacific Crest Trail
Finishing the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail from Mexico to Canada is a difficult feat for even the most in-shape young person. That’s what makes this man’s accomplishment so unbelievable.
A 71-year-old man recently passed through the northern terminus of the PCT, finishing the world-renown trail at a remarkable age. The man, known to his trail companions as Pa’at, has become a worldwide inspiration for his accomplishment.
A video shows him finishing the PCT on September 2:
Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail is a dream for many outdoor enthusiasts. The legendary trail spans for 2,650 miles from the Mexico border to the Canadian border, seeing the best sights through California and the Pacific Northwest. The entire trip will take hikers around 5 months on average to complete, an incredible accomplishment of perseverance.
One of the most stunning sections of the trail is right through Northern California, where you get to see some of the best sights of Yosemite, Tahoe, Lassen, and Mount Shasta.