Anna Zimmerman

My name is Anna. I am an 2017 Appalachian Trail thru-hiker. I'm not a writer but am a photographer and I'm trying to live this one life to the fullest.

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Appalachian Trail Update: Mile 420.2 – Mile 532.4

Appalachian Trail Update: Mile 420.2 – Mile 532.4

Mile 426.8 This morning I climbed Pond Mountain and when I reached the bottom, I saw a handwritten sign that said "trail magic, riff raff Hiker

May 25, 2017 : Anna Zimmerman
Mile 342.2 – Mile 420.1

Mile 342.2 – Mile 420.1

Mile 354.4 Today I was on the verge on tears all day. My body felt exhausted and it was really difficult to even go the 12 miles that I did.I ran

May 15, 2017 : Anna Zimmerman
Mile 273.8 – Mile 342.1

Mile 273.8 – Mile 342.1

Mile 279.3 I left Hot Springs earlier this afternoon. I stayed at the Sunnybank Inn and I can't say enough great things about it. It's a beautiful

May 10, 2017 : Anna Zimmerman
Mile 207.2 – Mile 273.7

Mile 207.2 – Mile 273.7

Mile 217.3 This morning I woke up in Gatlinburg. I had my laundry going at about 7:45 but lazily cleaned and packed up all my gear until check out

May 5, 2017 : Anna Zimmerman
Mile 106.2 – Mile 207.1

Mile 106.2 – Mile 207.1

Mile 114.0 For most of yesterday and last night I spent my time in Franklin, NC. It was really great. It was my first time in a trail town and I was

Apr 28, 2017 : Anna Zimmerman
Mile 31.8 – Mile 106.1

Mile 31.8 – Mile 106.1

Mile 45.1 Walking solo is a bit different. It's not bad, just different. I guess it was comforting to know that someone was behind me. I started to

Apr 19, 2017 : Anna Zimmerman
Mile 0.0 – Mile 31.7

Mile 0.0 – Mile 31.7

Mile 2.7 First off, I do realize mile 2.7 isn't impressive at all. BUT - Jess and I actually hiked 11.5 the first day and almost all of it was

Apr 13, 2017 : Anna Zimmerman
Prologue

Prologue

I have thought a lot about this first entry. Like, a lot a lot. Honestly, probably a bit too much. I guess it’s much better than not thinking it

Mar 28, 2017 : Anna Zimmerman