Hi, I’m Courtney! Normally you can find me exploring the mountains of East Tennessee, but this year I will be hiking the Appalachian Trail! I will be setting out NOBO on the AT with my dad, my boyfriend, and my dog, Jake, in early April.
Author’s Note- Welcome to my delayed trail update. I finished my thru-hike on October 18th. Slowly but surely I’m finishing my story. Day 176:
Day 173: 5,320 ft ascent, 10.4 miles (plus 3 miles road walk) It was Sunday. After spending four days inside sick with Covid I was ready to hike
Day 168: 4,680 ft ascent, 16.3 miles I woke up at the Notch Hostel still with a headache from the day before. My watch told me I had slept horribly.
Author’s note: Erik and I finished our thru hike in October. I had gotten behind with writing, but I’ll slowly finish our story as I have time. Stay
Day 162: 4,480 ft ascent, 16.1 miles After racing through Vermont without taking a day off, I was counting down the days before we could get to the
Day 159: 3,950 ft ascent, 14.0 miles I was a big fan of breakfast before I started the trail, but I think my breakfast love has doubled since I’ve
Day 151: 3,160 ft ascent, 9.6 miles After a day off in North Adams, we were ready to get back to the trail and on to a new state. We were packing up
Author’s Note: I have gotten about a month behind on writing and posting updates. We’ve started hiking more with less down time as we’ve headed
Day 139: 3,240 ft ascent, 16.9 miles After all of the good luck we had been having with deli-blazing the past few weeks, I was on the lookout for
The theme of New York was mosquitos. They. Were. Everywhere. Nothing stopped them. We wore bug nets, reapplied insect treatment to our clothes, wore