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Shayla Paradeis will begin hiking the Pacific Crest Trail this week. A veteran of the Appalachian Trail, she's learned plenty of what it takes to complete such long adventures.

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Packing for adventure, Steamboat-based hiker eyes Pacific Crest Trail

When she’s all ready, all packed and eager to start, there still has to be room for a letter in Shayla Paradeis's backpack.


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