Amelia

From Hawai‘i to the Appalachian Trail, starting February 2020. It’s a journey that began when I traded climbing the corporate ladder for climbing mountains. My greatest a-ha’s come from uncovering my limiting beliefs and exploring the world. I’m interested in the infinite possibility of potential - alone, and as part of a couple, hiking together.

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Three Ways I Turned Pre-AT-Hike Jitters into Calm Confidence

Three Ways I Turned Pre-AT-Hike Jitters into Calm Confidence

When I stretch beyond my comfort zone, sometimes nervousness or anxiety creep into my thinking before the big event even begins. When I start to feel

Mar 3, 2020 : Amelia
How Dancing Hula Taught Me to Manage the Mental Game of Thru-Hiking

How Dancing Hula Taught Me to Manage the Mental Game of Thru-Hiking

A favorite island aunty suggested I study with the hula hālau (school) where she danced for decades. She didn’t say I would be in the children’s

Mar 3, 2020 : Amelia
Leap of Faith

Leap of Faith

How Moving to Hawai‘i Brought Me Closer to the Appalachian Trail In 2016 my husband, Adam, and I moved to Hawai‘i, trading 80-hour workweeks and

Feb 21, 2020 : Amelia