Ashley Schellhase

Appalachian Trail Southbound 2016 || Colorado Trail 2017 || GA hiker trash

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15 Things I Learned on a 4 Day Shakedown

15 Things I Learned on a 4 Day Shakedown

Summit on Cowrock Mountain Over 4 days, I went 45 miles. I was pushed to my limits, my body hurt, but my spirits were still high! My gear held up

Mar 11th : Ashley Schellhase
12 lb Base Weight Gear List

12 lb Base Weight Gear List

The long awaited day has finally come. I officially have all of my gear for my southbound AT thru hike. Here is the base weight gear (food and water n

Feb 29th : Ashley Schellhase
How My Trip to Colorado Prepared Me For The AT

How My Trip to Colorado Prepared Me For The AT

"You weren't born to just pay bills and die." I'm in love with places I've never been, and I finally got to meet my love, the Rocky Mountains. I've b

Jan 15th : Ashley Schellhase
Shake Shake Shake

Shake Shake Shake

I went for my first winter shakedown camping trip this week, and man oh man did I learn a lot. So the gear that I'm working with right now isn't what

Jan 8th : Ashley Schellhase
Updates On This Whole Getting Ready To Walk 2,190 Miles Thing

Updates On This Whole Getting Ready To Walk 2,190 Miles Thing

So it's been a hot minute since I've posted a blog. Life has been crazy busy. This whole preparing to walk 2,190 miles thing is kinda time consuming.

Dec 22nd : Ashley Schellhase
I Don’t Think I’m The Crazy One

I Don’t Think I’m The Crazy One

I've come to the conclusion that... I'm not the crazy one for wanting to thru hike the Appalachian Trail. Yesterday I went for a 10 mile hike with a f

Nov 19th : Ashley Schellhase
My Indoorsy Friends Reactions To Thru Hiking

My Indoorsy Friends Reactions To Thru Hiking

The reactions I've received from loved ones regarding thru hiking the Appalachian Trail have been quite hilarious. Their thoughts and concerns are not

Nov 11th : Ashley Schellhase
The Backpacking Community

The Backpacking Community

I've only been an avid backpacker for about a year now, and I can't begin to describe how much faith I've gained in humanity because of it. I've alway

Oct 31st : Ashley Schellhase
Sacrifices

Sacrifices

I won't be leaving for my thru hike for another ~8 months, but even the beginning of the planning process is making me realize what actually lies ahea

Oct 29th : Ashley Schellhase
Why I’m Hiking SOBO

Why I’m Hiking SOBO

"You're going to live in your tent for 5+ months?" "There's bears in the woods... aren't you scared?" "You do know people have been killed on th

Oct 24th : Ashley Schellhase