Leah

Setting out on a solo NOBO and am just the right amount of terrified. I will be hiking the AT because it is a long-held dream of mine and I have finally mustered the courage to give myself permission to go for it. I am looking forward to a transformational and challenging experience. I have spent years traveling, wandering and seasonally employed and am now looking to continue my adventures but infuse them with more purpose and meaning. I will be hiking with the intention of raising awareness for female empowerment and will be raising money to benefit SheLift, an organization that works to empower young girls by conquering their personal challenges and building confidence through connection and outdoor experiences! Let's do this! DONATE

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Spill Your Guts and Name Your Fears

Spill Your Guts and Name Your Fears

So this is the time in the year when we get to admit we are nervous? Thank. God. I am up here in Alaska losing my mind! I find myself crunching the

Feb 14, 2017 : Leah
What If I Lose My Socks?!

What If I Lose My Socks?!

Although long distance hiking will be a new endeavor for me, I have a lot of solo travel experience. However, every experience is ripe with mistakes,

Dec 19, 2016 : Leah
Why I’m Hiking

Why I’m Hiking

Oh what's that? I should introduce myself, give some of my backstory and my "why" lists before I dive head first into my non-gearhead neuroticism...hm

Dec 8, 2016 : Leah
Getting Through The Winter

Getting Through The Winter

When I lay still at night I can hear it. The small quiet voice inside of me. It’s whispering, but if I sit still, I can hear it. During the d

Nov 30, 2016 : Leah
Confessions of a Non-Gear-Head

Confessions of a Non-Gear-Head

Confession: I am not a gear head (I know, wrong crowd to admit this to but I am practicing radical self-acceptance). Actually, I'm not really into it

Nov 28, 2016 : Leah
How To Give Yourself Permission

How To Give Yourself Permission

I reached for my sauvignon blanc, wrapped my fingers around the stem and took a hefty swing. I rolled my eyes back into my head while I tipped the win

Nov 27, 2016 : Leah