My name's Hannah, but you can call me "Pearl"; that's my Trail name. I've been known to have excellent dental hygiene on and off Trail, hence the Trail name: Pearl, short for "pearly whites". Some say that I offer "pearls of wisdom". I hope that I can continue to embody both Pearls. I thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail (AT) in 2017, from April 13th to October 06th. On April 24, 2019, I will begin my NOBO thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT). Thru-hiking remains as a meaningful human experience, and my being aches to be Out There, again. Interests/passions: sunsets and sunrises, mountain summits, stargazing, birdcalls, flowers, nature sightings of any kind, hiking, cross-country skiing, swimming, drawing and painting, snacking (often), baking bread, dancing (horrendously), photography, making new friends, and Leave No Trace. Wishing you all the Happiest of Trails! Keep on trekkin'. And don't forget to brush and floss your teeth!
Blogpost, Pt. I: Hiking to Feel at “Home”
Hi! Hello! Pearl here! This spring I am starting my northbound (NOBO) thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT). My start date: April 24, 2019. I