Katy Amphlett

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.

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These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

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

May 24, 2019 : Katy Amphlett
Let’s Get Physical: How I’m Training in Six Easy Steps

Let’s Get Physical: How I’m Training in Six Easy Steps

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

Mar 22, 2019 : Katy Amphlett
Seven Ways I’m Preparing for My Thru-Hike Attempt

Seven Ways I’m Preparing for My Thru-Hike Attempt

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

Mar 3, 2019 : Katy Amphlett
The Gang’s All Gear: My Pre-Hike Big Four

The Gang’s All Gear: My Pre-Hike Big Four

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

Jan 31, 2019 : Katy Amphlett
It’s Going to be My Dream Come Thru

It’s Going to be My Dream Come Thru

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

Jan 14, 2019 : Katy Amphlett