I'm Wildlife, and while my GWL was unsuccessful, I did complete my triple crown in 2021! My standard poodle, Lily, aka Muddy Boots, hiked 350+ miles with me on the AT, Washington with me on the PCT, and some miles with me on the CDT outside of Rawlins. I also backpacked the AZT in 2020. I eat a lot of cinnamon rolls...
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
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
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,
How I am preparing for my rapidly approaching thru hike.
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.
Emma and Lily's perspective gear lists for the Appalachian Trail.
From digging a cathole to rating your bowel movements, this is Emma's guide to pooping in the great outdoors.