Jennifer Meadows

Hello! I am a future 2016 AT NOBO thru hiker. My journey has started with making preparations for an 11 April 2016 start date from Springer Mountain, Georgia. This hike is dedicated to my Mom and the Green Berets I was fortunate enough to live and work with in Afghanistan.

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Really? This has to be the one time you want to take the stairs?

Really? This has to be the one time you want to take the stairs?

In January I was home from my capacity development job in Afghanistan. My then boyfriend Alex, came over from Scotland where he was also on leave

Feb 18, 2016 : Jennifer Meadows
Hikers Guilt

Hikers Guilt

What Others Think-I Didn't Know I Cared! Trees in Fog When I started planning this Appalachian Trail thru-hike I didn’t really wonder what the

Jan 25, 2016 : Jennifer Meadows
The Green Beret, Cricket Ball Fail in Afghanistan and AT NOBO Thru Hike Connection

The Green Beret, Cricket Ball Fail in Afghanistan and AT NOBO Thru Hike Connection

Remembering a Great Hike from 2013 Out of the Wire in Afghanistan Here it is the end of 2015 already. Where does time go? Over here in

Dec 27, 2015 : Jennifer Meadows
To Carry or Not to Carry a Firearm on the AT

To Carry or Not to Carry a Firearm on the AT

Incoming! Last night I was laying in bed watching a movie on the hard drive when I heard, well more like felt, the first THUD. Hmmm, I thought to

Dec 22, 2015 : Jennifer Meadows
Cold Temps and Concrete Bunkers

Cold Temps and Concrete Bunkers

Cold Temps and Concrete Bunkers Kunduz Mountains in Afghanistan Concrete is supposed to have a high thermal mass therefore allowing it to hold

Dec 16, 2015 : Jennifer Meadows
The Sleeping Bag/Pad Search and Footsteps in the Night

The Sleeping Bag/Pad Search and Footsteps in the Night

The Sleeping Bag/Pad Search and Footsteps in the Night What the Hell? I just Want a Freakin' Sleeping Bag! The amount of information out there

Dec 15, 2015 : Jennifer Meadows
Making It Official and the Outhouse Guard

Making It Official and the Outhouse Guard

2016 AT NOBO Thru Hike: How It All Started On 25 November 2015 I registered for my Appalachian Trail North Bound (NOBO) Thru Hike scheduled to begin

Dec 15, 2015 : Jennifer Meadows