Alli Huggins

Hey I'm Alli! A native Marylander residing in New Haven, CT with my boyfriend and our rescue cat, Penelope. I am a recent graduate of Yale Divinity School and an alum of the University of Pittsburgh. I am hiking the AT NOBO with two other gals, Sydney and Shelby! I love a full glass of cheap champagne, binge watching HGTV, and sauntering in the woods. Hike on!

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Oh, Georgia: Trail Update #1

Oh, Georgia: Trail Update #1

Hi all, checking in from the To say these days off hurt my spirit would be an understatement. Only a couple days on the trail--only a few miles

Mar 23, 2017 : Alli Huggins
Five Final Thoughts Five Days Out from my Thru-hike

Five Final Thoughts Five Days Out from my Thru-hike

Awe yeah! Five days and I am so pumped! Southwest emailed me, "your trip is around the corner." I replied "oh you have no idea, Southwest!" Five

Mar 3, 2017 : Alli Huggins
Yes, I’ve read Wild. Three weeks and counting…

Yes, I’ve read Wild. Three weeks and counting…

Here we go, three weeks out from beginning my thru-hike. I’ve had all my doctor appointments, I’ve set up all my bills to auto-pay, and I’ve said my

Feb 15, 2017 : Alli Huggins
Experiencing the Weight of Glory, Desire, & Excitement.

Experiencing the Weight of Glory, Desire, & Excitement.

Less than three months away! It is real. My gear is coming together; I just received my AT tag for my pack; friends are ready to do shakedown

Dec 15, 2016 : Alli Huggins
My ‘why:’ I am hiking this trail & not quitting

My ‘why:’ I am hiking this trail & not quitting

As I sit here writing this post I have a strong cup of coffee on my coffee table, it is lightly snowing outside, a cat sleeping next to me, and my

Oct 27, 2016 : Alli Huggins
10 Thoughts I Have Six Months Out From Beginning a Thru-Hike

10 Thoughts I Have Six Months Out From Beginning a Thru-Hike

I have all the feels. Okay, so I made the decision to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail... like five years ago I made that decision, but yet here I am

Sep 23, 2016 : Alli Huggins