Kelsy Filler

Hey folks! I'm Kelsy (AKA Beamer) and I hiked the Appalachian Trail NOBO with my partner Nugget by my side. Welcome to all of the blood, mud, sweat, smiles, tears, beers,that we experienced here, in the form of a blog.

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Post-Appalachian Trail Gear List: My Life in 36L

Post-Appalachian Trail Gear List: My Life in 36L

2,190.9 miles, six months, nine pounds, 36 liters, and now we're here. You guys know that I had a blast falling into the gear vortex and putting

Oct 25, 2018 : Kelsy Filler
To Katahdin… and Beyond! We Did It

To Katahdin… and Beyond! We Did It

On Sept. 16, 2018, we summited Mount Katahdin and concluded the most surreal, beautiful, and challenging experience of our lives. The last day

Oct 15, 2018 : Kelsy Filler
Every Kind of Cold

Every Kind of Cold

It’s hard to remember what I considered ‘cold’ before starting this hike. I remember regular cryotherapy sessions, cold plunges, and the

May 7, 2018 : Kelsy Filler
Georgia, You Went Beyond Our Hopes and Fears

Georgia, You Went Beyond Our Hopes and Fears

It’s been almost three weeks since Conner and I started our journey from Springer Mountain, and the amount of lessons learned, sights beheld,

Mar 18, 2018 : Kelsy Filler
We’re Georgia Bound

We’re Georgia Bound

Today’s the day. Sitting at 28,000 feet, looking back and forth between the sunrise over the landscape below and my other half sleeping on his

Feb 28, 2018 : Kelsy Filler
Making The Most Of Your Pre-Hike Hype

Making The Most Of Your Pre-Hike Hype

There's still time before we take the first of over four million steps it'll take to cover the Appalachian Trail, but mentally, Forum It's great

Jan 20, 2018 : Kelsy Filler
My AT Gear List: 10 Pounds That’ll Take Me To Maine

My AT Gear List: 10 Pounds That’ll Take Me To Maine

After spending godknowshowlong going through every gear list video, forum that the internet has to offer - Gossamer Gear Kumo - 18.5

Jan 9, 2018 : Kelsy Filler
My AT Camera Gear: From “Fully Loaded” to “Bare Bones”

My AT Camera Gear: From “Fully Loaded” to “Bare Bones”

    There's no doubt that the gear hype among photographers is just as mesmerizing, bottomless, and situational as with

Dec 31, 2017 : Kelsy Filler
What’s a “Kelsy”? Why Katahdin?

What’s a “Kelsy”? Why Katahdin?

Hey folks! My name's Kelsy, and I'm about to start my wildest adventure yet.       Until now, Photography has been my primary form of

Nov 20, 2017 : Kelsy Filler