Kat Jackson

Hi! My name is Kat and I'm 25 years old. I am originally from Minnesota, but currently reside in Florida. I love Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, my dog, and peanut butter. I like long walks in the woods and hot black coffee in the morning. Catch me Nobo Thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail starting the end of February, 2018, or just keep up with me here from the familiar comfort of your home or office.

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Progress and Positivity on My Return to the Trail

Progress and Positivity on My Return to the Trail

I am now 393.7 miles northbound on the Appalachian Trail. This means I have nearly matched the miles I completed prior to my injury and five-week

May 30, 2018 : Kat Jackson
The Return of Styx – Recovery and Reintegration

The Return of Styx – Recovery and Reintegration

One must first meet bottom in order to bounce back. It has been nearly two months since my last update and a lot has happened. At the time of my

May 16, 2018 : Kat Jackson
The Trail Has Been Great, but My Feet Let Me Down

The Trail Has Been Great, but My Feet Let Me Down

The last week and a half of this adventure has been quite the roller-coaster. North Carolina has been wonderful, harsh, beautiful, and challenging. I

Mar 21, 2018 : Kat Jackson
It’s All Progress. Yeah, That’s the Spirit

It’s All Progress. Yeah, That’s the Spirit

I have now walked 109.5 miles of the Appalachian Trail. Today marks 14 days since I've begun this wonderful adventure and I already feel like I have

Mar 11, 2018 : Kat Jackson
Wet and Cold, but Finding My Rhythm on the Trail

Wet and Cold, but Finding My Rhythm on the Trail

No great adventure ever begins by everything going according to plan... Day One It's finally Monday, Feb. 26. The day I've spoken of for months.

Mar 2, 2018 : Kat Jackson
Pack Shakedown and Final Considerations

Pack Shakedown and Final Considerations

After packing, unpacking, repacking, walking through the woods, unpacking, and repacking once more, I think I finally have my pack ready to see the

Feb 17, 2018 : Kat Jackson
Appalachian Adventure; A Chance to Walk Free, Soothe My Soul

Appalachian Adventure; A Chance to Walk Free, Soothe My Soul

I am just over two weeks away from beginning the biggest adventure of my life. When I explain to friends and family how I intend to hike all 2,190

Feb 8, 2018 : Kat Jackson