Jake Markland

Hello there! I'm Jake – a writer, reader and aspiring Appalachian Trail thru-hiker. I graduated from Appalachian State a semester early in December of 2021 so that I could finally pursue a lifelong dream of eating packaged tuna for six months and showering on an irregular basis. When not hiking, I'm either spending time with my girlfriend Katie in Charleston or staring at a book. Instagram: @jakewmarkland

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Another AT Gear List

Another AT Gear List

Prior to officially deciding I would attempt to thru hike the Appalachian Trail, I was the proud owner of a ginormous REI pack, a hefty REI tent, and

Mar 10, 2022 : Jake Markland
Hiker intro: An early graduation for an early start

Hiker intro: An early graduation for an early start

School in Appalachia  This little endeavor of mine has been a long time coming. Toward the end of high school, during the time when 18-year-olds are

Mar 2, 2022 : Jake Markland