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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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
Looking into the Unknown Can be Scary

Looking into the Unknown Can be Scary

Seven days till I ski the American Birkie, ten days till I’m on a plane to Europe for six weeks of ski touring, and 58 days till I start the

Feb 16, 2019 : Elysha Dyer
How I Decided What’s in My Food Bag

How I Decided What’s in My Food Bag

As you will quickly notice as we are hiking along, thru-hikers love food. We dream of town food while hiking, we endure ridiculous food challenges,

Feb 8, 2019 : Elysha Dyer
Let Me Introduce Myself; I’m Yard Sale

Let Me Introduce Myself; I’m Yard Sale

Hello there. First off, thanks for taking interest in my blog. I’m so excited to share my journey along the CDT with you. So, if you’re going to

Jan 14, 2019 : Elysha Dyer