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.
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
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
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
The trail was like a safe haven, everyone was there experiencing the same beauty in their own special way. That is to say, no hiker is on the trail looking to judge another. "Hike your own hike" became my saving grace.