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.
“Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t, you’re right.” ---Henry Ford Picture this... you’re on a long, uphill slog on the mountain of
This is the second installment in our series about tackling technical ascents and the basics of mountaineering. Read the first one
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 Mollies Ridge Shelter in the Great Smoky Mountains on the evening of Saturday, April 12, 2014, I was pleasantly greeted by a bunch
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