Greetings! I'm Alexia and a flip-flop AT thru-hiker. Originally from in and around Philly, I am a travel surgical tech/endo tech, oenophile (I know wine stuff), and master of nothing but pretty good at lots. I'm situationally funny and terrible at telling jokes... well unless you like to hear the punchline first or not at all. Hoping to bring a unique perspective or at least entertain you for a moment. Catch you on the flippity flip.
Spoiler alert... it's taking me quite a while to write recently. Trail life is hard y'all. Since starting this post, I have summited Katahdin,
"Don't hike with your partner," said They. "It will be bad," They said. I replied with a smirk and said, "It will be fine." It Would Not be
I am. Or was. I was nervous about the White Mountains since before I even stepped on trail. I heard they were tough, that your mileage would drop
So here we are, in the arena of the Appalachian Trail. There have been blood, sweat (lots of it), and tears. It is an emotional dig that will
I recall that my primary education math teacher always said how there's so much math in nature. Patterns, physics, angles, distance, and Fibonacci. I
There are a few picturesque images that flash through one's head when mentioning the Appalachian Trail. For me, it's the ponies. For Instagram,
It's thru-hiking season, ya'll. The journey has already begun for thousands of people attempting to complete a long-distance hike for many different