Emilia Grunden

What's up! I'm Emilia, a nature-loving foodie from Indiana that cannot sit still. I'm grateful to live in a beautiful world! I've always dreamed of hiking the Appalachian Trail, and I look forward to meeting new people and challenging myself with this thru-hike. See ya when I see ya!

Posts

GA-NC: Finding My Tramily

GA-NC: Finding My Tramily

Winding Stair Gap, Mile 109.6 It's only week two on trail, and we're already joking around and swapping stories as if we've known each other for

Apr 9, 2024 : Emilia Grunden
GA: Is Hiker Insomnia a Thing?

GA: Is Hiker Insomnia a Thing?

Neels Gap, Mile 131.3 A week on trail. It's been a week since I've unloaded a dishwasher, walked my dog, or checked my email. It's been a week of

Apr 3, 2024 : Emilia Grunden
Paying for a Thru-Hike: How Do Those Crazy Kids Do It?

Paying for a Thru-Hike: How Do Those Crazy Kids Do It?

Another day, another thru-hiker hitting the trail. I've heard it said that there are generally two groups of people who can manage this:

Mar 21, 2024 : Emilia Grunden
What’s In Your Pack? My Pre-Appalachian Trail Gear List

What’s In Your Pack? My Pre-Appalachian Trail Gear List

Apparently, if you decide months or even years in advance that you will be hiking the Appalachian Trail, the responsibility to be the most

Mar 19, 2024 : Emilia Grunden
Waiting for My Time to Come

Waiting for My Time to Come

Heyo! My name is Emilia, and I'll be thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail (AT) this year. Welcome to the blog! I have dreamed of hiking the

Feb 17, 2024 : Emilia Grunden