Erin Briggeman

Hello, I'm Erin! I'm taking a shot at thru-hiking the AT starting late April 2016. I make illustrations, I make cookies, I make puns, and I'm pretty stoic about getting rained on, so as far as I'm concerned, that's the whole checklist of AT pre-requirements completed. Let's go do this thing.

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The Last Climb: Mount Katahdin

The Last Climb: Mount Katahdin

Well, today was it.  It's a little strange, given that six months has led up to this last climb, but I'm oddly reluctant to talk about it.  It's one

Dec 6, 2016 : Erin Briggeman
Days 161-167

Days 161-167

Day 161: Stealth site at Little Wilson Stream to stealth site at Fourth Mountain Bog Today was pretty amazing.  Lots of idyllic hiking

Dec 6, 2016 : Erin Briggeman
Days 156-160

Days 156-160

Okay everyone, I'm really sorry about all the radio silence.  I'm bulk uploading my last updates now.  I needed some time after I finished (and yes,

Dec 6, 2016 : Erin Briggeman
Days 150-155

Days 150-155

Day 150: Norwich, VT to Piazza Rock Lean-to It's Maine o'clock! I'm back on track, back in a great mood, and ready to go. Today involved 1.8 miles

Oct 10, 2016 : Erin Briggeman
Days 126-149

Days 126-149

Day 126: Zero at the Yellow Deli I had a quiet time today: I got some reading done, I walked around the town of Rutland, I got up early and helped

Oct 2, 2016 : Erin Briggeman
Days 121-125

Days 121-125

Day 121: Campsite at Winhall River to Spruce Peak Shelter Another easy, gentle day today. Not much to add that I haven't said already, at length,

Sep 9, 2016 : Erin Briggeman
Days 116-120

Days 116-120

Day 116: Great Barrington, MA to Melville Nauheim Shelter It took three hitches to get from Great Barrington, MA to Bennington, VT, and one final

Sep 4, 2016 : Erin Briggeman
Quick Update

Quick Update

Hello everyone!  I'm writing a super quick update this morning from Goddard Shelter in Vermont. I just wanted to say, first and foremost, thank you

Sep 1, 2016 : Erin Briggeman
Days 96-115

Days 96-115

Hi everyone! There is more explanation below, but I have started a gofundme to help finish my hike. If you finish reading and would like to donate, I

Aug 30, 2016 : Erin Briggeman
Days 91-95

Days 91-95

Day 91: George W. Outerbridge Shelter to Palmerton, PA Well, today wasn't quite what Councilor and I thought it was going to be, haha. We made it

Aug 30, 2016 : Erin Briggeman