Hi, friends! I’m Katy, a 28-year-old Wisconsinite. I’m a teacher, gear junkie, travel enthusiast,and general adventure seeker. I love spending time outside, playing board games, and eating excessive amount of cheese. In April 2019, I’m setting out to attempt a NOBO thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail.
Folks, let's get real about the AT: it's amazing. I'm more than 40 days and 400 miles into this journey, and I'm absolutely enjoying every minute of
In my last post, I discussed some of the ways I've been preparing for my thru-hike attempt. Today, I'm going to dive into my physical training a
In 35 days I'll officially start my AT thru-hike attempt. After years of anticipation and preparation, it is hard to believe that in a little over a
Zzzzziiiip. My eyes blink open. I'm snug in my sleeping bag. The smell of corned beef hash cooking on the camp stove hangs in the air. Warm, morning
Over the past few months, I have started sharing my plans to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail (the AT) with friends, family, coworkers, and basically