I'm Wildlife, an Appalachian Trail SOBO thru hiker, Class of 2018. I'll be taking on the PCT this year (2020). My standard poodle, Lily, aka Muddy Boots, hiked 350+ miles with me on the AT. When I camp and backpack, I like to rate my poops on a scale. I like to get other people into rating their poops, too!
Seeing wildlife in the wild can be thrilling, but it is important to be respectful! Additionally, while exploring we come across animals that seem to be orphaned, injured, or sick. It is important to know what to do and what NOT to do in these situations.
Hiker hunger is legit. Some experience it more than others, but we all crave food constantly. Our bodies need the calories, so it's their way of
It's been a week and a half since I summited Springer, so I figured it was about damn time I wrote a blog post about it. I climbed Katahdin on July
It was back in August when I first met Miss Janet, a well-known trail angel. Four other SOBOs and I were at Crawford Notch when she pulled up in her
When I made my list for why I am hiking the AT, I included that I wanted to seek out type two fun. With the weather recently, this hasn’t been
Life on the trail is very different from the real world. It’s hard to share every day and moment, but for those of you wondering, here is a rough
Northbounders are susceptible to the Virginia Blues, and although my symptoms may be similar, I'm experiencing them in a different state. While it's
I'll start by saying that my original tramily (trail family) will always be Bruiser, Blue, and Magnot. However, after they finished their section
Everyone keeps saying I've made it through the tough stuff. Physically this may be true, but lately I'm starting to feel that I may have some huge
One state down, 13 to go. It's taken me just shy of four weeks to complete Maine, and it's very exciting to be in New Hampshire. To honor Maine, I