Hello! My name is Katie - I was Rainbow on the AT during my 2018 thru-hike. In 2022, I'm embarking on a flip-flop LASH of the PCT, with my dad, Gray Mountaineer (AT class of 2017). It'll definitely be a different kind of thru-hike experience, so stay tuned to find out if we grow tired of each other.
I took a zero in Etna to reassess how I felt about the trail. I felt confident that I could physically complete it, but I wasn't sure if I was as
In my first seven days on the PCT, I hiked from Callahan's Lodge in Ashland, OR, to Etna, CA. I've lived in Virginia the last seven years; for the
"Are you going to bring a gun?"That's the first thing pretty much anyone I've told about this hike has asked me, especially when they hear that I'm
Back in 2016, my dad officially retired from his job and gleefully told his coworkers that he was going to finally thru-hike the Appalachian Trail. I