Hey guys, what's good? My name is Carly and I’m wicked excited to be sharing my AT adventure with you! I was originally supposed to hike the AT in March of 2021. However, after one glorious season as a snowmaker and a fabulously broken leg, I unfortunately had to postpone until 2022. Patience has never been a virtue of mine but here we are a year later, gearing up to start my NOBO thru-hike of the AT! I grew up in Boston and spent the better part of the last five years in upstate New York exploring the Adirondacks with my university's outing club. It was here I developed a deep love of all things outdoors, including backpacking, skiing, and climbing. A few fun facts about me: My favorite summit snack is a cucumber, I’m a type one diabetic, and I am a firm proponent of carrying peanut butter in a Ziploc bag while backpacking. Happy trails!
Some time has passed between my last post and this one. My mileage has increased, and with it my energy to write at the end of the day has
Welcome back! I apologize for the gap between posts. In the past week I have been covering some crazy miles! We last left off with me describing my
Welcome back! I just exited the Smoky Mountains, and boy do I have a story for you. I am going to be splitting this up into two posts because so
I currently sit here writing this while I enjoy a nice, well-earned zero in Fontana Village. I just finished stuffing myself with the best $12
Finally, a blog post I can write from trail! I just finished up my first week on the AT. As I write this, I am taking a much-needed rest at Hostel
Pre-trail logistics are a major cause of stress before embarking on a thru-hike. Where do I get food? How much money should I spend a month? You
Hey all, welcome! My name is Carly, known by some as Carl. I am thrilled to be among the ranks of those attempting a NOBO thru-hike of the AT this