Hey y'all! I'm Carol, from South Carolina, but known on the AT as "Overload" because I tend to carry an "overloaded" pack. I got into mountaineering in 2017 and have a few technical climbs under my belt and I would like to "climb every mountain" technical and non-technical.
This is the first part of a series about tackling technical ascents and starting the path to becoming a mountaineer. I can’t pinpoint the day I
The journey as a L.A.S.H.er (Long Ass Section Hiker) began for me in July 2013. At this point in my life I was a 7th grade science teacher and the
As I rolled into Therm-a-Rest Prolite Women’s sleeping pad, took my Therm-a-Rest pillow. I reached in for my food bag that I believe held three days
Hey ya’ll! My name is Carol, or more commonly known as “Overload” on the trail. I’m from South Carolina and I just can’t get enough of the