Danielle

Moonshine here! 2016 AT Thru-hiker and twenty-something taking on adventures after life on the trail. See where my hiking and fundraising efforts for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention take me! Aspiring dehydrating food connoisseur.

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Gear Review: Sea to Summit UltraLight Insulated Sleeping Mat

Gear Review: Sea to Summit UltraLight Insulated Sleeping Mat

Sea to Summit UltraLight Insulated Mat Description: The  Therm-a-Rest ProLite Sleeping Mattress (size large) and it served its purpose. But, it

May 20, 2017 : Danielle
3 Ways To Take A “Trailcation” On a Thru-Hike

3 Ways To Take A “Trailcation” On a Thru-Hike

Trailcation: Taking A Vacation and/or Break From the Trail During my thru-hike, I took advantage of nero's and zeros, turning them into

May 5, 2017 : Danielle
10 Things to Know Before You Start Dehydrating Food

10 Things to Know Before You Start Dehydrating Food

The Beginner's Guide to Dehydrating To put it simply-I love food. And, I knew backpacking for five months would make meal times interesting.

May 5, 2017 : Danielle
Gear Review: Osprey Exos 58L Backpack

Gear Review: Osprey Exos 58L Backpack

Exos 58L. For an AT thru hike, weighing in at 2 lbs 10 oz with over seven exterior pockets this pack has more than enough storage and organization.

May 3, 2017 : Danielle
Gear Review: Therm-a-Rest Adara HD Sleeping Bag

Gear Review: Therm-a-Rest Adara HD Sleeping Bag

Images from Therm-a-Rest Description: Therm-a-Rest Adara HD is a four season, lightweight, mummy sleeping bag. With a European Comfort Rating

May 1, 2017 : Danielle
The Things We Carried

The Things We Carried

Living out of your backpack is serious business. For nearly five months I lived out of my backpack, trekking from Georgia to Maine. Before setting

Apr 28, 2017 : Danielle
3 Steps to Jumpstart Thru-Hike Planning

3 Steps to Jumpstart Thru-Hike Planning

Deciding to hike the Appalachian Trail is quite an undertaking. For those interested in thru-hike planning, there's some basic logistics that have to

Apr 26, 2017 : Danielle
Gear Review: Osprey Ariel 65L

Gear Review: Osprey Ariel 65L

Osprey Ariel 65L pack is for the adventure ladies taking on alpine terrain and carrying heavy loads. In addition, the pack is adaptable- with a

Apr 25, 2017 : Danielle
Gear Review: Big Agnes Copper Spur UL3

Gear Review: Big Agnes Copper Spur UL3

Big Agnes Copper Spur UL3 is an ultralight 3-person nylon and polyester mesh tent body with an ultralight silicone treated nylon rip-stop with a

Mar 31, 2017 : Danielle
Gear Review: Arc’teryx Atom AR Hoody

Gear Review: Arc’teryx Atom AR Hoody

Image from Arc'teryx Arc'teryx Atom AR Hoody, know for its hybrid ability and features that include secure wrist cuffs and a hood that tightens

Mar 31, 2017 : Danielle