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!

Posts

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

Five years ago I first decided that one day I will hike the AT. Five months ago I told my boss at work that I will be leaving in the spring to go hike the Appalachian Trail. And now I am five days away from actually beginning this thing!

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

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

No, I am not going to throw my shoes down a mountain.

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

Experiencing the Weight of Glory, Desire, & Excitement.

This trail, this journey, this deep down desire, is a call to something greater: to be greater, experience great things, and to be in relationship with great people. I would have no desire in walking 2,109.3 miles unless something was calling me; something which I have been desiring to experience but did not yet know what would fill that desire.

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

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

Let's emotionally and mentally prepare for this hike! Here are my lists as to why I am hiking the Appalachian Trail and why I am not going to give up on it.

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

Yes, it is true that I made this decision a long time ago, and have probably told every person that I encounter (like every barista, mechanic, friend, foe, my cat knows, literally every person) since that decision, but here I am with an actual start date and a countdown. WHAT THE HELL AM I DOING?

Sep 23, 2016 : Alli Huggins