42 days into his attempt to hike the 2650 mile Pacific Crest Trail, Søren Simonsen from Denmark has covered 846 miles of the Trail. That is about 3 miles north of Emerald Peak. At that point elevation is around 10,000 feet where oxygen levels are 14.3% vs 20.9% thus adding to the complexity of maintaining hiking strength.
Lucy Barnard, is currently at El Chalten. She is in good spirits and happily participating in a media activity while having a couple of days to rest and build up for the next stage of her journey to Alaska. Her tracking service is still down so it is only when she is in internet friendly zones
Wearing ArmaSkin for blister prevention, Art Huseonica has covered 300 miles of his attempt to thru hike the 800 mile Arizona Trail. The conditions are very dry and water supplies must be managed carefully. The lack of shade in these conditions makes daytime hiking challenging with moving in the early or late hours of the