Hello from Montana

Hiya! I’m Montana.

Ironically, my name means “mountain,” and mountains are my obsession.


At the summit of Mt. Baker. Ecstatic.

…so are rocks. I’ve been a climber for five years now.


I want to complete the Triple Crown of Hiking, and I believe that the Appalachian Trail is the perfect start. The East Coast is my point of origin—the mountains, sandstone, and oak trees have shaped who I am. 

…also, backpacking is my excuse to be homeless, walk through epic landscapes, and constantly munch on fatty foods.


Hiking in Washington.

I’m currently taking a semester off from college. I’m thru-hiking the A.T. with my boyfriend Lucas. We’re goofs.


Caught in the moment.

I am majoring in Creative Writing. 

I like to write about the things that I like. Crazy, right?


I like hats.

So that’s my intro–simple, like how my days will be during my thru-hike.

The goal is to drop a few steps on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, and for five months, just enjoy the simple things like warm mac and cheese after a long day.

My start is mid-March, and boy, I can’t wait to experience it all, and share with you guys what I learn.

I’ll keep ya posted.

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