Hi! I am a seventeen year old (who goes by Migrator on trail) from New York City who decided in April 2021 that she wanted to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail. So many tears, trials, and miles later, I am starting SOBO on June 27th. I am an avid reader of philosophy, a poet, a passionate debater, and a furiously determined soul. Also, I love mangoes. I'm afraid not even the trail can stop me from eating them.
On December 12th, I reached the Southern Terminus of the Appalachian Trail. After nearly two weeks of rain, it was finally sunny. I heard birds
Shenandoah Let’s start at the very beginning…. About a week after I wrote my last post I hiked into Shenandoah National Park. After a strenuous
It feels like a whole lifetime has gone by since I last updated this blog. It is crazy to think about just how much has changed and shifted in my
1. Birthday! Yesterday was my 18th birthday! It might sound a bit ridiculous, but I did really wake up feeling different. The night before I slept
Yesterday I climbed over Moosilauke, the last major peak of the White Mountains of New Hampshire. The strangest thing is that I finally feel my
Making Transitions When I pass people on trail and we strike up conversation, they often land quickly on me being a young woman from New York City.
Cease your worrying! First and foremost; yes I am fine. I am totally safe, haven’t seen a bear, and currently my only injuries are mosquito bites.
Hi! I am a 17-year-old from New York City who decided in 2021 to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail. I am an avid reader of philosophy, a poet, a