The Pacific Crest Trail Association shared my attempt at summarizing the emotion and spirit of passing through the wilderness for five months. Here is their kind introduction:
"Colin Arisman hiked the PCT in 2013. I shared dinner with him at Der Baring Store and was really struck by how peaceful, introspective and passionate he was. I saw it as the classic effect of months spent in nature. Colin will be releasing a film about his hike soon. You can see the Only The Essential trailer here. How does one capture the experience of walking from Mexico to Canada? Here’s his shot."
Read the article here www.pcta.org/2014/glimpses-beauty-summer-pacific-crest-trail-23820