Hey World! I'm Amanda - trail name TBD- and I'm setting out on a solo SOBO- thru hike of the Long Trail in 2023. I am originally from Hamilton, ON, sometimes I let my "eh? slip", but live in Michigan with my husband and two dogs. I have hiked Isle Royale and Picture Rocks National Lakeshore twice, many miles on the North Country Trail and last year completed the Superior Hiking Trail in Minnesota. When I am not hiking I am fly fishing, knitting or busy teaching kindergarten! Cheers!!
I woke up feeling rested and ready for my day. I was excited to get to Corliss camp that evening. I had seen pictures of the camp and the shelter and
My first night on the trail was as disastrous as the first afternoon. I had never slept in an open shelter before and my anxiety was completely out
Be Brave Over the last four days this has been my mantra. I’m not really one for manifesting things, in all honesty even the idea that “the trail
"Fear, as I explore, is an important tool. It's an important emotion because when used properly, it keeps us safe. It raises a warning bell that