Kristine Hartlaub

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A Day in the Life

A Day in the Life

What Do I Do in the Forest All Day? I get two questions frequently from family and friends. What is your day like? and Don't you get bored alone all

Sep 6, 2022 : Kristine Hartlaub
Sidelines

Sidelines

This hike has been delayed... It happens to the best of us. No matter how cautious we are, we can end up sidelined for an injury, illness, or other

Aug 19, 2022 : Kristine Hartlaub
Animals

Animals

Sightings on the Trail - Northern Edition I have been back on the trail for almost 2 weeks now, going south this time. As I hike through this new

Aug 11, 2022 : Kristine Hartlaub
Stronger

Stronger

I'm halfway there! I summited Mt. Katahdin this week! Now I'm home for a few days of family love and rest. Back at it soon, though! I still have the

Jul 30, 2022 : Kristine Hartlaub
Take It to the Limit

Take It to the Limit

Testing my boundaries of what I can do I made it to Maine! Which means I'm almost 1/2 way through my thru-hike. The Whites and Maine have been

Jul 6, 2022 : Kristine Hartlaub
Ramble On

Ramble On

Being more than average. On the trail alone, I let my mind wander and think about a wide variety of things. I think about what I've done in the

Jun 23, 2022 : Kristine Hartlaub
It’s My Hike

It’s My Hike

It's not a race. I have been on the trail for over 2 months, now. Daily, I remind myself that I am hiking my own hike and I can't compare my pace or

Jun 6, 2022 : Kristine Hartlaub
This is ME

This is ME

Owning my adjectives OK, it's taken me over a month, but I am finally ready to claim my identity as a thru-hiker and acknowledge my adjectives that

May 11, 2022 : Kristine Hartlaub
I Wanna Rock!

I Wanna Rock!

Rock 'n Rollers, Legos, Weeble Wobbles, and Boulders Now that I'm nearly finished with Rocksylvania, excuse me, Pennsylvania, I feel knowledgeable

Apr 22, 2022 : Kristine Hartlaub
Feelings

Feelings

Or "How do you eat an elephant?" The last week or so before I started the trail, I was getting overwhelmed with all the feelings. Excitement, sure,

Apr 7, 2022 : Kristine Hartlaub