Emma Rosenfield

I'm Wildlife, and I'll be taking on the GWL this year (2021)! My standard poodle, Lily, aka Muddy Boots, hiked 350+ miles with me on the AT and Washington with me on the PCT. I also backpacked the AZT in 2020. When I camp in the woods, I like to rate my poops on a scale- helps with monitoring your health!

Posts

Meet the Tramily

Meet the Tramily

I'll start by saying that my original tramily (trail family) will always be Bruiser, Blue, and Magnot. However, after they finished their section

Sep 15, 2018 : Emma Rosenfield
Taking Stock after 500 Miles under My Belt

Taking Stock after 500 Miles under My Belt

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

Aug 24, 2018 : Emma Rosenfield
Maine, Maine, the Beautiful State

Maine, Maine, the Beautiful State

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

Aug 4, 2018 : Emma Rosenfield
Missing Muddy Boots

Missing Muddy Boots

I failed to mention in my last post that my mom came up to meet me in Monson and took Lily home for a little break. I feel a little bit like a

Jul 27, 2018 : Emma Rosenfield
Call Me Wildlife; and Lily Is Muddy Boots

Call Me Wildlife; and Lily Is Muddy Boots

That's my name now - don't wear it out! And Lily's trail name is Muddy Boots. We made it through the 100-Mile Wilderness in two pieces (one each,

Jul 19, 2018 : Emma Rosenfield
How I’m Prepping for the Appalachian Trail

How I’m Prepping for the Appalachian Trail

How I am preparing for my rapidly approaching thru hike.

Jun 7, 2018 : Emma Rosenfield
Pros and Cons of Canine Companionship on the Trail

Pros and Cons of Canine Companionship on the Trail

Many people battle the decision of whether or not to take their dog with them on a thru hike. This post outlines both general and personal pros, cons, and special considerations to bringing a furry friend.

Apr 2, 2018 : Emma Rosenfield
Getting Geared Up!

Getting Geared Up!

Emma and Lily's perspective gear lists for the Appalachian Trail.

Feb 23, 2018 : Emma Rosenfield
A Guide To Pooping In The Woods

A Guide To Pooping In The Woods

From digging a cathole to rating your bowel movements, this is Emma's guide to pooping in the great outdoors.

Jan 23, 2018 : Emma Rosenfield
Here Goes My First Blog Post…

Here Goes My First Blog Post…

An introduction to me, Emma! From a trail crew with an awkward crush to a seemingly endless busy future, this is my abridged story of what made me finally decide to hike the Appalachian Trail.

Jan 10, 2018 : Emma Rosenfield