Austin Hays

They/them. Chaos emerald. AT 2021 Flip Flopper. Bad brain. Pleased to meet you, hope you guessed my name.

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5 Reasons Why I Chose to Flip-Flop the Appalachian Trail

5 Reasons Why I Chose to Flip-Flop the Appalachian Trail

Most of my fellow Trek bloggers have either begun their NOBOs or are fixing to start soon. Meanwhile, I'm still at home, months away from my start

Mar 11, 2021 : Austin Hays
How 2 months without walking mentally prepared me for the Appalachian Trail

How 2 months without walking mentally prepared me for the Appalachian Trail

If a broken ankle can't stop me from preparing for the AT, what can?

Feb 25, 2021 : Austin Hays
The Healing Path: A Thru-hiker’s Origin

The Healing Path: A Thru-hiker’s Origin

The origin story of a queer dirtbag on the Appalachian Trail

Jan 12, 2021 : Austin Hays