Bec on the AT

Aussie gal taking the SOBO route on the Appalachian Trail from July 2022! Lawyer/runner/cyclist/triathlete/animal friend/lover of the outdoors dedicating myself to this full-time hiking business :)

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Virginia part 2 – When the Going Gets Freezing Cold, the Aussie Gets Going

Virginia part 2 – When the Going Gets Freezing Cold, the Aussie Gets Going

Before starting the AT, I did a lot of research and planning. One of the things I looked into was the average temperatures for each state I would be

Nov 24, 2022 : Bec on the AT
Virginia – back to the mountains

Virginia – back to the mountains

The passing over into Virginia has brought the return of the epic mountain views that I experienced in the north. I again get to stand on top of a

Nov 15, 2022 : Bec on the AT
More rocks, a slight mishap, a side trip and a halfway photo

More rocks, a slight mishap, a side trip and a halfway photo

Rocky Maryland Everyone talks about the rocks of Pennsylvania, and they were definitely tough. But what no one told me about was that the rocks

Oct 30, 2022 : Bec on the AT
Adventures in Pennsylvania

Adventures in Pennsylvania

Entering Rocksylvania Pennsylvania is commonly referred to as “Rocksylvania” on trail, due to the sheer quantity of rocks, big and small, that make

Oct 18, 2022 : Bec on the AT
Connecticut, New York and New Jersey: hiking or just deli-blazing?

Connecticut, New York and New Jersey: hiking or just deli-blazing?

When I started the trail in Maine, every summit showed endless views of mountains, trees and lakes. Signs of human civilisation were few. All through

Sep 28, 2022 : Bec on the AT
Picking up the pace…and settling into a rhythm

Picking up the pace…and settling into a rhythm

Update I have now entered the fourth state of my Appalachian Trail journey: Massachusetts. Home to one of my lifetime goals (run the Boston

Sep 11, 2022 : Bec on the AT
Vermont: the Green Mountain State

Vermont: the Green Mountain State

Since my last post, I have made it out of the White Mountains of New Hampshire, passed through the remainder of that state, and entered my third

Sep 3, 2022 : Bec on the AT
New Hampshire – peaks, rain and a month on trail

New Hampshire – peaks, rain and a month on trail

Saying goodbye to Maine After 3 weeks, 5 days and 5 hours, I finally crossed my first state line, moving from Maine into New Hampshire. With Maine

Aug 24, 2022 : Bec on the AT
Southern Maine – big mountains and big-hearted people

Southern Maine – big mountains and big-hearted people

Big Mountain Time From when I started, people told me about southern Maine. Other than Mt Katahdin, southern Maine is where all the “big boy”

Aug 11, 2022 : Bec on the AT
Views, falls and trail towns – Monson to Stratton, Maine

Views, falls and trail towns – Monson to Stratton, Maine

So I have now passed the 300km mark on my southward journey to Georgia. I'm told that soon after leaving Stratton, I will pass the "2000 miles to go"

Aug 4, 2022 : Bec on the AT