Ash South

Howdy! I'm Ashley, and along with my dog, Bonsai, we are attempting to thru hike the AT this year. We started May 10, and our only timeline is to reach Katahdin before it closes mid-October (we'll probably be cutting it close). I'll be using this blog to share pictures of our journey and keep family and friends updated on our progress.

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My Race Through the Smokies

My Race Through the Smokies

I found myself sitting on the side of a gravel road. My pack rested against a guard rail behind me. Sweat dripped from my dirty arms and pooled on my

Jun 6, 2022 : Ash South
This is what the AT’s all about, baby!

This is what the AT’s all about, baby!

Channeling My Inner Woo Woo Hwang is one of my favorite Survivor players. Maybe not the smartest (shouldn't have taken Tony to final 3, man), but

May 29, 2022 : Ash South
Over 100 miles hiked!

Over 100 miles hiked!

Over 100 miles hiked! When I look at the stats of how far we've come next to how far we have left, it feels like barely any progress has been made.

May 23, 2022 : Ash South
Week 1 – Update from the Trail

Week 1 – Update from the Trail

Beautiful weather and low miles made for a perfect first week... The Start Over the past two years, I've done numerous section hikes on the AT.

May 18, 2022 : Ash South