I'm Kira. I have a neat life with a job, a boyfriend, and great roommates (my parents). In 2016 I'm leaving the job and the roommates and taking the boyfriend to ride into the sunset. Or just hike the Appalachian Trail. If you like what you see, check out some of my other stuff at redwoodroots.net!
I am an instagram fanatic! I love the ability to go on adventures with strangers and let the strangers come on adventures with me. Having spent the
This morning I was thinking about the trail. Obviously. I am super nervous right now, so nervous I start to feel a little nauseous. But that's ok,
Base weight: the weight of your backpack without consumable goods such as food, water, and fuel. My base weight a year ago was over 25 pounds, now
Eric and I live in California. Right on the Coast. Right in the middle. We discussed many options [to get to Georgia and start the Appalachian Trail], planes, trains, and finally settled on automobiles... That's right, we are starting our adventure with a massive cross country southern road trip.
The following is a list I compiled for myself of 2015 Appalachian Trials Bloggers first days on the trail. Some have made it to Katahdin already,
The clothes you wear on your back can make a big difference in your thru-hiking experience, so I've done a good amount of research on what
Here's a brief summary of the doubts that pop into my head What if I don't make it What if Eric and I end up hating each other What if I run
What do you mean it's only August? It's only August. But I still feel like I'm running out of time before we depart (in March of 2016. that's
This is an introductory blog. I'm Kira, a 2016 Appalachian Trails blogger, and I'm unsurprisingly impatient to start hiking the Appalachian Trail with my boyfriend.