Hello! My name is Shannon…aka
‘The Plum Hiker’
I’ll be hiking The Appalachian Trail this year!
To say I’m excited is an understatement..I cannot believe my adventure will start in just a few days!
I’ve waited for so long for this day. Back in 2018 I started to plan my 2020 hike, worked many jobs, bought gear, traded gear, went to workshops, and even attended the ATKO (Appalachian Trail Kick-Off) in 2020.
So here I am to start again..Wow what a journey it’s been.
I took a leave of absence from my job at REI to begin this epic adventure of a lifetime .
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