Drew Flickinger

Hi fellow hikers! My name is Drew and I'll be hiking the AT SOBO in 2022. Up until this point I've been an electrical engineer by weekday and a hiker by weekend. Although this will be my first attempt at a thru-hike, I am in no way new to East Coast hiking. I've hiked in the Whites, Daks, Smokies, and a ton in PA (my home state... yes I know everyone hates the rocks here). In short, I'm an enthusiast of type 2 fun, craft beers, and sarcasm!

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You Will Die in the 100 Mile Wilderness!

You Will Die in the 100 Mile Wilderness!

Before heading out on the AT, I read all about the daunting 100 Mile Wilderness. Comments ranged from it was completely flat to it was completely

Jul 5, 2022 : Drew Flickinger
Where it all begins: Katadhin

Where it all begins: Katadhin

The journey began at 3:30am on a Friday morning. My lovely fiancé, two amazing friends, and myself got into my car and began our drive to Maine. We

Jul 4, 2022 : Drew Flickinger
The Hidden Support of a Solo Thru-Hike

The Hidden Support of a Solo Thru-Hike

It is less than one week until I start my SOBO thru-hike attempt of the AT. Although I am filled with excitement, I am also incredibly nervous. But I

Jun 22, 2022 : Drew Flickinger
My SOBO AT Thru-hike Gear List

My SOBO AT Thru-hike Gear List

The only thing more exciting than deciding to go on a thru-hike is realizing that it gives you an excuse to upgrade your gear. Before I begin

Jun 2, 2022 : Drew Flickinger
Engineering My Life: From Nerd to Nomad

Engineering My Life: From Nerd to Nomad

Hi! My name is Drew and I am an engineer, hiker, climber, adventurer, and outdoorsman. I grew up and currently live outside of Hershey, PA. I went to

May 25, 2022 : Drew Flickinger