I have always enjoyed the outdoors but hiking and backpacking is a relatively new to my 40 something years. I got my first taste of hiking doing a fundraiser for CureSearch for Children's Cancer and I was hooked. Luckily I have also infected my husband who is embarking on this journey with me. I hope you enjoy following along on as I prepare for and embark on the experience of a lifetime.
I had made up my mind! Gear selection is such a crazy thing. I have spent several years buying gear a piece at time and on sale when I could so I
Physical I have been in the gym regularly for the past few months preparing for my AT thru-hike. I think I am making improvements but there is no
Why Now? What better way to spend a Sunday morning than hiking in the woods with my husband and making plans about how to make this crazy dream a
Freedom, self-reliance, challenge, life-changing, dream-fulfilling, difficult, exciting. These are just a few words I use to describe both the hike