Kara and Nick

Two Michigan kids who are choosing to spend their first six months of marriage living in a tent. AT NOBO 2021.

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Family backpacking weekend

Family backpacking weekend

My family came to visit us on the AT over Father’s Day weekend! I’m excited to share the weekend with you all from the perspective of my mom,

Jul 23, 2021 : Kara and Nick
Northern Virginia

Northern Virginia

Since Virginia has over 500 miles of AT running through it, here are some bits from the second half of the journey. Zero Day in Daleville Shortly

Jul 19, 2021 : Kara and Nick
Halfway Q&A

Halfway Q&A

As promised, we are dedicating this post to answering questions from our dear readers. If you have other questions, feel free to leave us a comment

Jul 13, 2021 : Kara and Nick
Southern Virginia

Southern Virginia

After a fun and tiring weekend at Trail Days, we were ready to hit the trail and start exploring Virginia. The Grayson Highlands Shortly after

Jun 22, 2021 : Kara and Nick
Hot Springs to Damascus

Hot Springs to Damascus

Well, I guess we left off in Hot Springs, NC. Keeping up with this is proving to be more of a challenge than I thought it would be... This time I

Jun 1, 2021 : Kara and Nick
Smokies to Hot Springs

Smokies to Hot Springs

The Smokies Our last post left us at the Fontana Dam, the last trail stop before officially entering the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Our

May 16, 2021 : Kara and Nick
Franklin to Fontana

Franklin to Fontana

Well, I’d like to say I’ve delayed publishing our next blog post to build anticipation but it’s more to do with lack of cell service, fatigue after

May 1, 2021 : Kara and Nick
Trail Magic & Milestones

Trail Magic & Milestones

Hello all! It has been a very exciting week with our first snake encounter, briefly setting a table on fire, hitchhiking, and making it into North

Apr 17, 2021 : Kara and Nick
First 5 Days

First 5 Days

Well, it’s Day 5 including the Approach Trail, day 4 on the Appalachian Trail. We’ve run out of food and water and Kara is cooking a mouse I managed

Apr 10, 2021 : Kara and Nick
The Beginning is Here!

The Beginning is Here!

Well folks, we are officially hitched!!!! Spring came to Michigan just in time for our wedding and besides our officiant getting violently sick a few

Apr 6, 2021 : Kara and Nick