Annemarie Athey

Hiya Hikers! I recently sold almost all of my possessions, including my condo and wheels. I resigned from my career in bank management and I’m currently thru-hiking the AT-NOBO’21. Thanks for reading!

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Damascus Marathon

Damascus Marathon

Roan High Knob 100 miles north of Hot Springs on trail is the Roan High Knob Shelter at 6186 feet. This is highest shelter on the AT and I really

Jul 21, 2021 : Annemarie Athey
Nero in Hot Springs, North Carolina

Nero in Hot Springs, North Carolina

The AT goes straight through the cute little town of Hot Springs, NC. Seeing these sweet little American towns is one of the many great things about

Jul 7, 2021 : Annemarie Athey
Fontana Dam & The Smokies

Fontana Dam & The Smokies

          FONTANA DAM After I got back on trail from my quick detour to Trail Days, I hiked into Fontana Dam. This was such a fun

Jun 15, 2021 : Annemarie Athey
Tennessee-North Carolina-Tennessee..where am I?!

Tennessee-North Carolina-Tennessee..where am I?!

The AT criss crosses the NC/TN border for miiiiilessssss. And ya know, the days are flying by out here. It’s weird, collectively they are flying by,

Jun 4, 2021 : Annemarie Athey
Tramily=Trail+Family

Tramily=Trail+Family

Early Days We are relatively late starters in the season, which means we are kinda hustling to get up to Mama K before October 15th. Plus side to

May 30, 2021 : Annemarie Athey
Hi…My name is Zipsss!

Hi…My name is Zipsss!

Trail names are a thing. You meet so many people hiking, the nicknames are super helpful...I can remember those, but real names are a struggle. I’ve

May 22, 2021 : Annemarie Athey
Lessons Learned: Early Days on Trail

Lessons Learned: Early Days on Trail

How it’s been going so far: It’s only been a couple weeks and I’ve learned so much already. It’s been a process of hiking, camping and fine

May 20, 2021 : Annemarie Athey
First 4 Days: Springer to Neel Gap

First 4 Days: Springer to Neel Gap

Sunshine & Springer The first two days the trail seemed to ease me into it with sunshine and good vibes. As my friend George said, "'twas an

May 11, 2021 : Annemarie Athey
Annemarie on the AT

Annemarie on the AT

Hiya Hikers! First of all, introductions, I’m Annemarie! Thanks for taking the time to read my trail ramblings. I’m a 30-something former bank

May 3, 2021 : Annemarie Athey