Hi! My name is Amy. I currently reside in Huntersville, NC where I work as a nanny hustlin' fun dip and runnin' the cul-de-sac. This past December I graduated from North Carolina State University with a bachelors degree in International Studies. Essentially I took a lot of Spanish and a smorgasbord of random classes like home horticulture, introduction to companion animals, and online mountain biking (twice!-the first time didn't go so well). Now that I'm free from school, I'll be setting out to hike the Appalachian Trail in April, 2014.
5/16/14 Damascus! We made it to Damascus for trail days around 4:30. Trail days is a huge hiker/backpacker festival with free stuff,
General Update: I'm in Boone, NC (about a 30 minute drive from the trail, and 2 hours from home) now with Swiper, Rodeo, Scout the Adventure Beagle,
5/3/14 Roaring fork shelter to Deer Park Mountain Shelter Days miles: 14.8 Total trip miles: 270.7 I don't know what happened. 5/4/14 Deer
General Update: I love my life. I'm on vacation. My name is Amy Stardust but you can call me Stardust. My feet hurt really really really bad
4/20/14 Wayah Bald Shelter to Cold Spring Shelter Days miles: Still don't know. This information was torn out of my guide book for fireeeee.
4/13/14 Dicks Creek Gap to Plum Orchard Shelter Days miles: 4.5 Total trip miles: 74.1 We left the Holiday Inn in Hiawassee on this
This post is long overdue. It's from my first week on the trail. Wifi has been really difficult to get ahold of. A lot of places claim to have wifi,
Day 1: 4/5/2014 Springer to Hawk Mountain Shelter Days Miles: 8.1 Total Miles: 8.1 Everything went as planned for my first morning on the
This last week has been a whirlwind! I’ve been to REI 3 times, packed my bag, cut down weight, packed it again, and repeated the process multiple
Disclaimer: This post is to answer frequently asked questions I have received. An experienced hiker will know better than me as I have not yet