Articles & Appearances
“We all have a bucket list, things we want to do in our lives,” says Colin. “It never feels like the right time to do something scary, or something that contradicts our definition of ourself -- but after having done it, you realize you don’t have to hesitate about doing these things. You can just go for stuff in life.”
Big Agnes Blog
Only The Essential sponsor Big Agnes recently interviewed Colin Arisman.
"Thru-hiking is a unique and immersive way to experience the wilderness and those who take the time to delve into a long hike will step away with a unique understanding of their role in the world." - Colin Arisman
Pacific Crest Trail Association
"Only The Essential, captures the experience of the PCT like it’s known amongst the circles of the initiated."
- Jack Haskel, Pacific Crest Trail Association
“A wonderful, fresh enthusiasm for the pureness of spending night after night under the stars, day after day cruising on your own power.”
- Steve Casimiro, Editor, Adventure Journal
Pacific Crest Trailside Reader
"Lovingly shot in a way that really captures the beauty, the challenge, and the majesty of the PCT."
- Rees Hughes, Editor, Pacfic Crest Trailside Reader