HI I'm Joanna. I'm a middle-age mother, artist and 2022 PCT section hiker. I plan to hike Mexico to the half way point while making daily botanical paintings on my hike.
I often see a bit of thru-hiker advice that goes: “Plan less.” I have enthusiastically rejected this method! My backpacking strategy relies on me
I have noticed an occasional through-hiker arrogance I find uncomfortable. It comes up around discussions about Bill Bryson’s A Hike in the Woods
My PCT journey began with back pain and a dreaded problem mothers everywhere joke about quietly and middle-aged women ramp up the courage to seek