Here's how climate change is affecting the hiking experience on the Pacific Crest Trail

Whether looking for a quick escape into nature or planning several months off the grid, the Pacific Crest Trail draws countless people from all over. The trail stretches 2,650 miles from the Canadian border to the Mexican border, passing through some incredibly scenic spots in Washington, Oregon and California. The PCT was established as a National Scenic Trail by Congress in 1968 and has been providing an escape into nature ever since.