Courtney

I love grey and beverages. Located in Portland, OR. Previously lived, loved, and hiked in Richmond VA, Washington DC, and Austin, TX, y'all. I teach yoga and am thru-hiking the West Highland Way in Scotland in 2024. NOBO thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2015.she/her

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Coco and Magnus — Days 173 through 177 — Two Inches, Puns, and Trick Bagels

Coco and Magnus — Days 173 through 177 — Two Inches, Puns, and Trick Bagels

#tbt to my 2015 Appalachian Thru-Hike...8/27 Thursday - Day 173 * 95% of the Appalachian Trail completed. By the end of day, 99.4 miles to

Jan 21, 2016 : Courtney
Coco and Magnus — Days 167 through  172  — 2K Miles, Manatees, and Monson

Coco and Magnus — Days 167 through 172 — 2K Miles, Manatees, and Monson

Hi! Yes, I finished hiking the trail in September. No, I haven't finished blogging. Getting there.8/21 Friday - Day 167 * 2,000 miles! Two

Jan 13, 2016 : Courtney
Coco and Magnus — Days 160 through 166 — Croutons, Creeping Snowberries, and Campfire Songs

Coco and Magnus — Days 160 through 166 — Croutons, Creeping Snowberries, and Campfire Songs

8/14 Friday -- Day 160 * Serious day that began with the Mahoosuc Notch. This famed area is a mile of trail known as the most challenging on the

Dec 2, 2015 : Courtney
Coco and Magnus — Days 150 through 159 — Disney, Outkast, and Acceptance

Coco and Magnus — Days 150 through 159 — Disney, Outkast, and Acceptance

So. Today marks two months from having summitted Mt. Katahdin. YES. We did it! It's also been three months journey-wise since I last made an update.

Nov 3, 2015 : Courtney
Coco and Magnus — Days 144 through 149 — Hiker Hysteria, a Soldier, and a Hailstorm

Coco and Magnus — Days 144 through 149 — Hiker Hysteria, a Soldier, and a Hailstorm

7/29 Wednesday -- Day 144 * Magnus and I stealth camped the night before between Smarts Mountain and Mt. Cube. What a fine choice we made. Through

Aug 18, 2015 : Courtney
Coco and Magnus — Days 137 through 143 — Ganoderma, Cabins, and Bogs

Coco and Magnus — Days 137 through 143 — Ganoderma, Cabins, and Bogs

Hi! It's Coco! Catching up on trail updates! On with the program... 7/22 Wednesday -- Day 137Under 500 miles! Climbed Mt. Killington. Halfway

Aug 11, 2015 : Courtney
Coco and Magnus — Days 127 through 136 — Loitering, Loons, and Lots of Peaks

Coco and Magnus — Days 127 through 136 — Loitering, Loons, and Lots of Peaks

7/12 Sunday -- Day 127 * Hiked into Dalton, MA and a guy in an SUV pulled up to chat with us. Local guy: Goin' all the way to Maine? Magnus y Coco:

Aug 10, 2015 : Courtney
Coco and Magnus — Days 121 through 126 — Prisms, Rumors, and Pancakes

Coco and Magnus — Days 121 through 126 — Prisms, Rumors, and Pancakes

7/6 Monday -- Day 121 * We said our goodbyes and thank yous to Red Panda and her family as well as others not going back to the same place on the

Jul 28, 2015 : Courtney
Coco and Magnus — Days 112 through 120 — Slackpacking, a Birthday,  and Trail Magic History

Coco and Magnus — Days 112 through 120 — Slackpacking, a Birthday, and Trail Magic History

6/27 - Saturday - Day 112 * Entered New York! * The trail offered a nearly flat, vertical rock face or a ladder. Magnus took more challenging

Jul 21, 2015 : Courtney
14 New Ones — AT Slang

14 New Ones — AT Slang

All subcultures have their own lexicon and thru-hiker lifestyle is no different. You may be familiar with terms such as nobo/sobo, PUD's, and hiker

Jul 16, 2015 : Courtney