Hi guys! I'm Cat! I am a recent graduate of the University of Georgia and now I am out adventuring through Colorado while in grad school for military counseling. I love school, Colorado and my job at REI but I am choosing to leave it all for 6 months to walk through the woods with a true friend who was crazy enough to join me. From Colorado to Georgia to KATAHDIN! I am excited about joining this community! Please feel free to reach out to me -- I would love to hear from you!
Look at me now! I’m a flip flopper!
Greetings from Harpers Ferry, WV! I'm Freud, official flip flop thru hiker of the Appalachian Trail 2016. We get knocked down, but we get up again.
On the Road Again
Being sick isn't fun but so glad I could watch my beautiful little sisters graduate I'm sitting back in the passenger seat on the drive back to
Change of Plans
The last my family back home had heard from me, I was about to do a 27 mile day the next morning. I sent out an email, excited and anxious for the
Virginia Line to Pearisburg, VA
With time, rain or shine, we were hiking out of Tennessee. Smallz and Otter convinced us to do a 22 mile day so we would be a short hike outside
The Rest of Tennessee
Oops. It's been so long since I last updated that I don't even have the first journal anymore so this might be a little fuzzy. So I'll probably do
What It’s Been Like
What's __________ been like? What's "hiking with Farasi" been like? This is probably the question we get asked the most. I think this is
Update 3: Fontana to Hot Springs
The last updated ended with our break in Fontana before we pushed into the Smokies which Farasi and I have both termed as "her zeroes." At the time,
Trail Update 2
The 100 miles marker day has to go down as one of my favorites so far. If someone were to ask me for a recommendation for a place to hike I would say
100 Miles Update
109.8 miles into the trail and I have made it into Franklin, North Carolina! I have earned my first shower and real bed. Tomorrow afternoon we will
Pre-Departure To-Do List
The day I got the email that I was accepted to blog for this site was nothing short of embarrassing. Had you seen me as I woke up and read my email