Allison DiVerde

Taking my AT SOBO trip one step at a time! Excited to be exercising my adventure muscles and practicing photosynthesis while following white blazes. Springer, I'm coming for ya!!!!

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The Virginia Blues Aren’t so Blue for SOBOs

The Virginia Blues Aren’t so Blue for SOBOs

Every thru-hiker has heard of the Virginia Blues---that time when a NOBO has been walking for long enough that the "honeymoon" feeling is gone, and

Nov 17, 2018 : Allison DiVerde
Celebrating My 1,000 Miles in Ten Pictures

Celebrating My 1,000 Miles in Ten Pictures

To celebrate the first 1,000 miles under my belt, I decided to pick ten pictures---five showcasing the beauty of the trail and five showcasing the

Oct 10, 2018 : Allison DiVerde
To Stove, or Not to Stove? That Is the Question.

To Stove, or Not to Stove? That Is the Question.

There is a long-debated conversation between thru-hikers: Do you carry a stove? On one side, you get warm food, more food choices... on the other is

Sep 19, 2018 : Allison DiVerde
Side Trip to a Crashed Plane on Mount Success

Side Trip to a Crashed Plane on Mount Success

The Appalachian Trail has been full of surprises so far. I was super excited to hear from a NOBO that there was a plane crash just south of the

Aug 19, 2018 : Allison DiVerde
Ten Nuggets of Wilderness Wisdom

Ten Nuggets of Wilderness Wisdom

I started my SOBO AT trek on July 9. I read many blogs about the 100-Mile Wilderness and what to expect, but was still surprised. Here are some

Aug 2, 2018 : Allison DiVerde
Homeless and Jobless, but Still a Lot to Do

Homeless and Jobless, but Still a Lot to Do

My last day of work happened last Friday, and now I’m officially moved out of my apartment. My thru-hike doesn’t start for two more weeks. So now

Jun 25, 2018 : Allison DiVerde
How ‘Glorified Walking’ led to my Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Attempt

How ‘Glorified Walking’ led to my Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Attempt

Five years ago my family was set for a trip to the Smoky Mountains. We had a whole week planned to camp and hike and explore a new (to us) national

May 20, 2018 : Allison DiVerde