Kelly Graner

What's good trail's folk? My name is Kelly aka Sprout and I love walking places and writing about them! My list of trails is this: Camino de Santiago- the French Way, ~700 miles of the AT, New England Trail, Long Trail, Rachel Carson Trail, Colorado Trail, Wonderland Trail, Timberland Trail, Lost Coast Trail and soon to be the PCT! Follow along on what I know will be a journey that will change my life for the better!

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My Why

My Why

I remember it distinctly, the moment I knew my 2019 Appalachian Trail thru-hike attempt was over. I spent a week on the couch at my cousin’s after an

Feb 28, 2022 : Kelly Graner
In Pursuit of the PCT

In Pursuit of the PCT

Hi friends. So last time I wrote an article for the Trek I discussed my choice to forego the PCT as it was March 2020 and the world was

Feb 8, 2022 : Kelly Graner
COVID-19, I’m Taking What Ya Give Me

COVID-19, I’m Taking What Ya Give Me

My friends, we are living in a strange time. Just last week, I was gearing up to head west to hike the Pacific Crest Trail with my best friend, her

Mar 26, 2020 : Kelly Graner
Carrying On, on the NET

Carrying On, on the NET

Hey everyone! Greetings from the New England Trail! If you have been following my journey up to this point, you know that I was attempting an AT

Aug 14, 2019 : Kelly Graner
Finding MY Happy Medium

Finding MY Happy Medium

Howdy everyone, guess what? This girl is headed back to the trail! I've been off for a week now, and I'll be honest, it's pretty strange. All week, I

Jun 30, 2019 : Kelly Graner
For the Love of the Trail Gods, LISTEN TO YOUR BODY

For the Love of the Trail Gods, LISTEN TO YOUR BODY

Hey everyone, greetings from about 200 miles off trail.The trail provides us with what we need, and sometimes that means getting off the trail. I

Jun 24, 2019 : Kelly Graner
High School Musical, Phone a Friend, the Trail Will Provide

High School Musical, Phone a Friend, the Trail Will Provide

So here's the thing. Hundreds of people decide to make the 2,192.2-mile trek from Georgia to Maine every summer, but only a quarter of those who set

Jun 19, 2019 : Kelly Graner
Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Once upon a time there was a little thru-hiker named Indy. Among other things, Indy was named for her independence; she really liked to do her own

Jun 14, 2019 : Kelly Graner
The Snack that Smiles Back

The Snack that Smiles Back

GOLDFISH!!!Hey there everyone, how's it hanging? I recently wrote a post about a tough day I had on the trail. When sharing the link, I mentioned

Jun 10, 2019 : Kelly Graner
Faith, Trust, and Trail Dust

Faith, Trust, and Trail Dust

"I will walk by faith even when I cannot see."2 Corinthians 5:7Hey all. I'll be honest, I've been having a couple of off days. Close friends

Jun 3, 2019 : Kelly Graner