Ellie B.

I’m Ellie, I am 24 and from the great state of Vermont. I thru-hiked the AT in 2014. I enjoy the Constitution, health care policy, and traveling. Someday I want to be governor, but what I do between now and then is anybody’s guess.

Posts

Hiking Scotland’s West Highland Way

Hiking Scotland’s West Highland Way

And you thought the AT was only a meager 2189.2 miles? Well, yes and no. There are actually thousands more miles of the Appalachain-Caledonian

Oct 12, 2015 : Ellie B.
The Home Stretch

The Home Stretch

I made it! I’ve sat down to try to write this post half a dozen times now, and I don’t know what to say, I did it! It was awesome. I miss it

Aug 22, 2014 : Ellie B.
Family, Fun, and 400 Miles to go!

Family, Fun, and 400 Miles to go!

Hello! I'm currently at mile 1786.6 on the trail, I came off for the weekend to do a Dirty Girl Mud Run with all the ladies in my family. Team

Jul 20, 2014 : Ellie B.
Over Halfway There

Over Halfway There

There have been a lot of big milestones since I last posted; 1000 miles, new states, the psychological halfway point, and also the actual halfway

Jun 30, 2014 : Ellie B.
Crushing Mad Miles

Crushing Mad Miles

I'm currently in Front Royal, about 965 miles into the trip! Since I last posted, we've come almost 300 miles and have really ramped up the

Jun 3, 2014 : Ellie B.
It’s Getting Real

It’s Getting Real

We're 670 miles into the trail already!  The 400, 500, and 600 marks flew by, I've made it to Newport, VA but am blogging from Trail Days, an AT

May 16, 2014 : Ellie B.
One Month In

One Month In

Hello! Things are still going well out here! I'm currently in Erwin TN, about 340 miles into the trail. Since I last posted I hiked through the

Apr 23, 2014 : Ellie B.
A Trail Name, Magic, and a Few More Miles

A Trail Name, Magic, and a Few More Miles

Time flies when you're on the trail! Well, sort of.  More like time is seriously warped when you're on the trail.  In some ways it feels like

Apr 8, 2014 : Ellie B.
My First Week on The Trail

My First Week on The Trail

Oh my goodness, how to even sum up the last week in a single blog post? Well, ok to start, I left home on March 22, and stayed at Hiker Hostel my

Mar 29, 2014 : Ellie B.
Advice I Can’t Yet Give

Advice I Can’t Yet Give

I haven't started hiking yet. So what can I offer the AT blogging world at this point? I certainly don't have my own complete list of What you

Feb 27, 2014 : Ellie B.