Jenni Thompson

Girl 25, (Spirit) backpacker - 28 countries, usually broke, retired basketball player, pretty lost. SOBO attempt July 1st. Hiking the trail is probably easier than the decision to get a job. Be part of my Maine to Georgia struggles and triumphs!

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How My Thru-Hike Ended-Georgia

How My Thru-Hike Ended-Georgia

Georgia (Nov. 10 - Nov. 14) 78 miles, five daysIt was an extremely long five days in the 14th and final state. Crossing into Georgia immediately

Dec 4, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
Happy Hiking In Tennessee and North Carolina

Happy Hiking In Tennessee and North Carolina

Tennessee/North Carolina (Oct. 21 to Nov. 10)388 miles, 21 days *The trail runs through this section in a complicated zig-zagging method

Nov 25, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
Keeping Motivated in Tough Times – Southern Virginia

Keeping Motivated in Tough Times – Southern Virginia

Southern Virginia (Oct. 16 - Oct. 21) 86 miles, six days (Atkins to Damascus) Day 111: Mile 1,645 I left off the last post checking into the

Nov 18, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
Central Virginia – Fun and Cold, Not Cold Fun

Central Virginia – Fun and Cold, Not Cold Fun

Central Virginia (Oct. 4 - Oct. 16) 249 miles, 13 days (Glasgow to Atkins)Southern Virginia started out promising but made me question my

Nov 5, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
Intro to Virginia – People Are Awesome

Intro to Virginia – People Are Awesome

Northern Virginia (Sept. 21 - Oct. 3) 219 miles, 13 days (The Roller Coaster to Glasgow)Reminding you of my last post, which hosted eight

Oct 24, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
West Virginia and Other Things

West Virginia and Other Things

West Virginia (Sept. 13 - Sept. 21) Four miles, eight daysI know what you may be thinking. It took you eight days to walk four miles, what are

Oct 17, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
The Maryland Challenge – It’s Type 2 Fun

The Maryland Challenge – It’s Type 2 Fun

Maryland (Sept. 12 - 13) 14 hours, 38 minutesThe following will describe my experience as well as provide an additional five tips that may aid

Oct 12, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
Highs and Lows of Pennsylvania

Highs and Lows of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania (Aug. 30 - Sept. 12) 229 miles, 13 daysThis was a hard state to compress into a length that would keep even my own attention span,

Sep 30, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
There’s More to New Jersey Than Jersey Shore

There’s More to New Jersey Than Jersey Shore

New Jersey (Aug. 27 - 30) 72 miles, four daysAside from a boat tour around the Statue of Liberty, never had I ever crossed into New Jersey. I'd

Sep 23, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
When a Thru-Hiker Meets a Hurricane

When a Thru-Hiker Meets a Hurricane

As I was on trail for a consecutive 74 days, it's been hard coming to terms with getting off trail. I was with Dreamer and Sun Chaser when we got

Sep 17, 2018 : Jenni Thompson