STEVENS PASS — If the snow doesn’t stop them, the government shutdown just might.
The last of this year’s Pacific Crest Trail through-hikers are facing tough challenges as they try to finish their 2,600-mile journey from Mexico to Canada.
Most were forced off the trail after a snow storm dumped several feet of snow in higher elevations of the Cascades last week. Some are now walking to the Canadian border along highways in North Central Washington.
A few hardy hikers…