2017 AT Thru Hiker and outdoor enthusiast, I have been hiking in and around the White Mountains of NH since I was 6 with my mom and brothers. After finishing the AT, I pursued my goal of spending my life outside by becoming a guide for a wilderness therapy program. Despite living in the woods for a living, the lure of thru hiking has persisted. Stay tuned for more adventures to come!
From reading my blogs about this year's hike up to now, I realize that I might make this sound kind of easy. Well, this is going to be a complete 180
The Final Days (Kind Of) The last few days of my Long Trail thru-hike were the most relaxed I think I’ve ever been on a thru-hike. I knew my ride
New Territory After turning left at Maine Junction, against my leftover AT instincts, the trail immediately took on a new persona. A rougher,
Nostalgia The AT section of the Long Trail was like a weeklong nostalgia walk. At every corner I would see something that would trigger some memory.
My thru-hike of the Long Trail/Cohos Trail started Wednesday, August 28, at the border of Massachusetts and Vermont. Surprisingly, I wasn’t
Well, it finally happened. Two years after finishing my thru-hike of the AT, my worst fears have come to pass. The Problem I was hanging out at the
Day One - Crawford Notch to Mount Davis My friend Nick drove me to the trailhead on the morning of Aug. 21. This way, I wouldn't have to leave my
"Hey, Erica," my boss started. "We've noticed that you seem a bit burned out. We're overstaffed for next shift so we're going to have you sit this
A Really Poor Excuse for Why This Took 2 Months to Write If you've been following along, you've probably figured out by now that I have finished the
Day 116 - 126: Vermont to New Hampshire, 151.4 miles The day we stepped foot in Vermont, the clouds parted and the angels sang (or maybe it was just