My name is Emily and I’m from the middle of nowhere Illinois. In December 2015 I will graduate with my bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Southern Illinois University. Much to my mother’s dismay, I will be setting out to thru- hike NOBO March 2016.
The aspect of my thru hike that most people find the most shocking is fact that I’m going “alone”. After my trial run, I agree. I had a
After my trial run, here is what that remains. Pack Klymit Motion 60 41.4 oz Tent/ Shelter Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2, w/ foot print 42
Featured image found here. In college I volunteered for a program (Strong Survivors) that provides personal training and personalized work out
Here's a list of songs I find particularly enjoyable to hike to. The Great Unknown- Jukebox The Ghost Up Up Up- Givers Simple Song- The
(The featured imaged is from Garden of the Gods.) I've been slacking as far as blogging goes. Do not be alarmed! I'm still going to thru hike.
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Thru hiking the Appalachian Trail is kind of like menopause...Both trials are, in some way, physiological equalizers among men and women. No matter what your starting shape is, after a while, (almost) everyone is doing similar mileage and is in shape. Here's why you should consider training as important as psychological preparation.
I have a problem… Sometimes I get too excited and act on impulse without thinking things through. I was determined to go on a training hike with
9 months. 9 months until I embark on the journey of a lifetime. I could theoretically go through the entire gestation period of a child. (I