Red

Hey there! I'm Britney, and I'm attempting a SOBO thru-hike on the Appalachian Trail. I completed the northern bit of the Camino earlier this year and realized I really like walking! I mean -- I don't like to brag -- but I've been walking now for about 24 years (give or take a few months) and am really stoked to hit the hills I grew up in. Thanks for checking out my page!

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The Maryland Challenge Southbound

The Maryland Challenge Southbound

As if the Appalachian Trail weren't hard enough, many hikers seek out extra challenges to spice up their journeys. There are the classics, like

Oct 27, 2018 : Red
Unexpected Pleasure Through the Whites

Unexpected Pleasure Through the Whites

Since day one, I'd been hearing about the infamous Whites. From how everyone described them, I felt sure that this week was going to be the most

Sep 16, 2018 : Red
Week Three: Goodbye, Maine, Hello, New Hampshire!

Week Three: Goodbye, Maine, Hello, New Hampshire!

This update details my last week in Maine as I ventured from Rangeley to Andover (Old Blue Mountain), summited Baldpate and Speck Mountain, as well

Sep 11, 2018 : Red
Trail Update: My Second Week, Monson to Rangeley

Trail Update: My Second Week, Monson to Rangeley

After a pit stop in Monson, I was feeling re-energized and ready to take on the trail again. There was no doubt in my mind that this was where I

Sep 1, 2018 : Red
First Week on the Trail: 100-Mile Wilderness

First Week on the Trail: 100-Mile Wilderness

Being a SOBOer is a bit unforgiving. You summit Katahdin and then bam, you're in the 100-Mile Wilderness. For a NOBO hiker, the 100-Mile is no

Aug 22, 2018 : Red
Summiting Katahdin, and the Start of a Big Adventure

Summiting Katahdin, and the Start of a Big Adventure

Alright, so you're ready to shove off on your big southbound Appalachian adventure, but how the heck do you get to Katahdin? There are a few

Aug 17, 2018 : Red
Heading South in a Homecoming Trek

Heading South in a Homecoming Trek

Hey, everyone! The name's Brittney, or Red out here on the trail. I'm originally from Kentucky but have been living abroad for the past three years,

Aug 17, 2018 : Red