Hi! My name is Jamie. I am a Doctor of Physical Therapist, following my dream and thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail! I have been an avid hiker since I was 7 years old! I also play ice hockey and soccer and am just generally pretty active. I am a bit of a jack-of-all-trades with a background in art and education and I love being inspired by the outdoors! I look forward to meeting everyone this year on the trail. Happy hiking everyone!
I have been rescued from the trail by Chunky, one of the best trail angels I have met, at the Quarter Way Inn Hostel. I will finally kick the
I'm still trying to make my way out of Virginia, however Mother Nature has more in store for me. We'll continue to walk through challenging weather
I'm still hiking solo on the trail, but now I have another SOBO to hike with! The miles are starting to pick up and we're still battling the weather.
The journey continues. . . A lot has happened since I had to take my leave from the trail. In the three months that I was away from my forestry
A lot has changed since last week. We have lost two key members of our trail family; Ratatouille and Flicker! Now, Legolas, Skooch, First Aid and
Things are changing. The weather is getting worse. Trail family members are coming and going. But we're still making our way south, heading to
The temperatures are still plummeting and we are starting to struggle our way through the woods. Our little hiking family may soon part ways, but
In this part of my journey, join me as we make our way through not 1, not 2, but 4 states! That's right, we are leaving PA, making our way through
We are almost at our halfway point of our journey! Just a few more days and we will have completed half of the entire Appalachian Trail! What an
Along our travels, we have come to make some great friends! Soon, we will have to say goodbye to one of them. We will be celebrating with him as we