I'm a NOBO '18 AT Thru-hiker. I completed 700 miles of the trail after college (Wake Forest University) in 2012. I've been aching to get back and finish ever since so here I am. The six years since hiking last I've developed myself as a writer, barista, non-profit arts advocate and dog-mom. My pup, Sadie, is hiking along with me. Follow my hike more on Instagram, or at my website [www.theoneswhowalk.com] for my A.T. story-collecting project.
I've always used AWOL's guide and tore out town pages to include in my drop boxes. For the first six weeks of my hike I was content. I had my Data
My friends and I started at Springer Mountain, like most NOBO hikers this year. We stood around and chatted those first few nights, meeting each
Six years ago I attempted a thru-hike and made it 700 miles. The night before I left for Amicalola Falls my pack sat next to my bed. I had not packed
Hiking with a dog is a lot more fun, super rewarding, but a lot more work as well. When you take a long-distance backpacking trip you basically have
Today marks two weeks until my start date at Springer Mountain to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail. Yesterday, I packed 99 backpacking meals for three