Julia Gladstein

Hey, I'm Julia, trail name Puma! I thru hiked the AT in 2019 and wish I knew how many bags of Fritos I ingested, but let’s just say it was a lot. It’s my goal to keep a more accurate account of Frito consumption during my future hikes.

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How the Long Trail Restored My Sanity in the Time of Covid

How the Long Trail Restored My Sanity in the Time of Covid

Ever since my successful thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail (AT) in 2019, I knew I would find myself hiking another long trail in the future. I made

Apr 9, 2021 : Julia Gladstein
How My AT Thru-Hike Helped Me Process the Loss of My Parents

How My AT Thru-Hike Helped Me Process the Loss of My Parents

It was April 5, 2019 and I had just gotten back on the Appalachian Trail at Dicks Creek Gap after my first zero day in Hiawassee, Georgia. It was, in

Mar 4, 2020 : Julia Gladstein