The window for completing the 2016 Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge is closing soon. This year we’ve had over 950 challengers registered, and together they have logged over 2,000 hikes up the six peaks, hiking over 20,000 miles and raising nearly $10,000 for Big City Mountaineers. Along the trail, challengers have written new stories to share, taken […]
Congratulations to the 2015 Six-Pack of Peaks Finishers!
Congratulations to all the finishers of our inaugural Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge! When I created the Six-Pack of Peaks, it was a challenging personal goal for my girlfriend and I to help us train for our thru-hike on the John Muir Trail. I led group hikes on each of the six peaks — and it […]
Take the Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge
Five years ago I was training for my second thru-hike of the 211-mile John Muir Trail. I hiked after-work conditioning hikes, but knew I needed bigger challenges to prepare for the altitude, the distance and the elevation gain I’d see over the course of my 22-day backpack trip in the Sierra Mountains. And the Six-Pack […]