Elysha Dyer

Hey! My name is Elysha aka Yard Sale. I come from the great state of Maine. I have thru hiked the AT (2015) and the PCT (2017). Winter is my favorite season, I like to make latte art, I love the ocean, and I think hiking is alright.

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I’ll Take Thru-Hiking with a Side of Mountaineering

I’ll Take Thru-Hiking with a Side of Mountaineering

As we drove up to Cumbers Pass the truck barely maintained traction. With each fishtail I asked myself if I really should be heading to trail in such

Jul 5, 2019 : Elysha Dyer
One State Down

One State Down

After making it back to official trail we found ourselves weaving through meadows and up small grassy balds for the morning. It was absolutely

Jun 24, 2019 : Elysha Dyer
A Few of My Favorite Things: Zeros, Canyon, and Breakfast

A Few of My Favorite Things: Zeros, Canyon, and Breakfast

Admission: I’m a proud member of Team Double Zero! I love having one day to do town chores and one day to be absolutely lazy. So when Krafty

Jun 18, 2019 : Elysha Dyer
Hiking Through Weather: Grants to Cuba

Hiking Through Weather: Grants to Cuba

After an evening in Grants we hiked out the next day, opting not to zero. Though we left in the afternoon we still planned to do about 17 miles to

Jun 2, 2019 : Elysha Dyer
The Trail Is Lava

The Trail Is Lava

Well, Pie Town lived up to its name and I ate a lot of pie. I made it a point to try pie from every place I could. I would say the best pie was

May 29, 2019 : Elysha Dyer
The Gila River Section

The Gila River Section

Before we headed into the Gila River we had something very important to do... celebrate my birthday! After a long day of road walking we ended at the

May 20, 2019 : Elysha Dyer
Magic on Magic

Magic on Magic

After some rest in Lordsburg we began to move north again. The first bit out of town was a road walk. These are never the most fun but we must get

May 12, 2019 : Elysha Dyer
The Border to Lordsburg: The First Days on Trail

The Border to Lordsburg: The First Days on Trail

As we left the border, five of us, a group of hiking vets, we expected to quickly find our hiking grooves. This proved to be true for the first bit

May 2, 2019 : Elysha Dyer
From Winter to Summer in Two Weeks Time

From Winter to Summer in Two Weeks Time

Two weeks ago I stood freezing in Greenland at a checkpoint of the race I was competing in. I had just watched other skiers pull ahead of me while

Apr 19, 2019 : Elysha Dyer
Arctic Skiing: I Hope You Brought Your Parka

Arctic Skiing: I Hope You Brought Your Parka

I hope you brought your parka because we’re headed north. This time I don’t mean headed north to Canada. I mean, as many head south to spend the

Mar 14, 2019 : Elysha Dyer