Jacob Woods

My name is Jacob Woods and I once had a marmot hug my leg on the top of a mountain. I'm a 21 year old graphic design student who will be hiking the Appalachian Trail in 2019 NOBO.

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100 Miles and 100 Smiles!

100 Miles and 100 Smiles!

So far North Carolina has treated me well. The first 100 miles have tested me physically and mentally but I’m still going strong! Getting to Know

Apr 19, 2019 : Jacob Woods
Freezing Nights and Beautiful Sights; Hello, Georgia!

Freezing Nights and Beautiful Sights; Hello, Georgia!

Prior to arriving in Atlanta, GA, I had worked a morning shift and waited in the airport for seven hours until I could board my long, non-direct

Apr 5, 2019 : Jacob Woods
The Impractical Practical Guide to Thru-Hike Preparations

The Impractical Practical Guide to Thru-Hike Preparations

Your ten-pound base gear is packed, abs are ripped, and your bank account balance is your best friend. Even if the stars aligned and all these

Jan 25, 2019 : Jacob Woods
Adventure Anxiety: How Mountains Heal

Adventure Anxiety: How Mountains Heal

When I turned ten, I became a familiar face at my city's hospital. Doctors couldn't figure out the cause of  my stomachaches, fatigue, and

Dec 1, 2018 : Jacob Woods