Katherine Boy

Hi! I love the outdoors, hiking, skiing, scuba diving - you name it. I just completed my time in the Marine Corps and will begin a new challenge: SOBO thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail with my pup Arry.

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Wetfoot and Arry, Vol 9. Days 17 and 18: Katahdin!

Wetfoot and Arry, Vol 9. Days 17 and 18: Katahdin!

Day 17: 9.9 Miles Today was a lazy morning. Resting in a hotel on a mattress was luxurious. You'd have thought that with a king bed, bigger than my

Jul 18, 2019 : Katherine Boy
Wetfoot and Arry, Vol 8. Days 15 and 16: Out of the Wilderness

Wetfoot and Arry, Vol 8. Days 15 and 16: Out of the Wilderness

Day 15: 11.9 Miles We made it to Rainbow Springs Campsite. It is refreshing just sitting with my feet in the cold water. There are few mosquitoes

Jul 17, 2019 : Katherine Boy
Wetfoot and Arry, Vol. 7. Days 13 and 14: Resupply and Mosquitoes

Wetfoot and Arry, Vol. 7. Days 13 and 14: Resupply and Mosquitoes

Day 13: 16.1 Miles We made our timehack. By several hours. Then we proceeded to be eaten alive while we waited. And now I am holed up in my tent,

Jul 17, 2019 : Katherine Boy
Wetfoot and Arry. Vol 6. Days 11 and 12: Rain and Mountains

Wetfoot and Arry. Vol 6. Days 11 and 12: Rain and Mountains

Day 11. 9.9 Miles It rained off and on all night.  I woke up at 4:30 a.m., and decided to get a head start on the day. The forecast I have a

Jul 16, 2019 : Katherine Boy
Wetfoot and Arry, Vol. 5: Days Nine and Ten, into the Wilderness

Wetfoot and Arry, Vol. 5: Days Nine and Ten, into the Wilderness

Day Nine: 10.4 Miles We entered the 100-Mile Wilderness. Welcome to the 100-Mile Wilderness. It was a lazy morning.  I woke up at the normal

Jun 20, 2019 : Katherine Boy
Wetfoot and Arry, Vol. 4: Days 6-8: Made It to Monson

Wetfoot and Arry, Vol. 4: Days 6-8: Made It to Monson

Day Six: 13.1 Miles Even though we've been hiking for almost a week, today was a day of firsts. First (and second!) snake we've seen, first campfire

Jun 19, 2019 : Katherine Boy
Wetfoot and Arry. Vol 3: Days 4-5: Pancakes!!

Wetfoot and Arry. Vol 3: Days 4-5: Pancakes!!

Day Four: Ten Miles I'm trying really hard to relax and enjoy the small things.  I think being able to just talk with Mr. Gopher yesterday was

Jun 19, 2019 : Katherine Boy
Wetfoot and Arry, Vol 2. Days 2-3: 12.7 miles: Learning to Relax

Wetfoot and Arry, Vol 2. Days 2-3: 12.7 miles: Learning to Relax

Day 2. We let the sun awake long before we got up. Sometime during the night it rained, and about 3am Arry decided she needed to share my sleeping

Jun 11, 2019 : Katherine Boy
Wetfoot and Arry, Vol 1. Day 1: 10.4 miles: Semper Gumby

Wetfoot and Arry, Vol 1. Day 1: 10.4 miles: Semper Gumby

Semper gumby. The art of being flexible. Katahdin is closed. Still. It will be until June 15th at the earliest. For those of you who knew my original

Jun 2, 2019 : Katherine Boy
How Losing My Watch Helped Me Begin to Find Myself

How Losing My Watch Helped Me Begin to Find Myself

Hiking is always better when you don't follow timelines - they're more like guidelines anyways. Arry and I on Profile Peak along the Art Loeb Trail as we prepare for our thru-hike.

May 11, 2019 : Katherine Boy