Salutations! My name is Lily, and I hiked the AT from July 1st to December 19th of 2017. I'm currently back in my home state of New York, freezing to death and plotting future expeditions!
I left Marion, Va., on Wednesday, Nov. 16, and arrived at Springer Mountain on Tuesday, Dec. 19. That’s 34 days, two of which were zeroes in Hampton,
Are we really here? Here as in an apartment an hour outside of New York City, in which I have been residing for four weeks and not holed up in a
I've started this new thing called "stress hiking." You pick a number of miles you want to hike on a given day, estimate the number of hours it will
3 Month Anniv: Kind of a Big Deal For my three-month anniversary of hiking the AT, I decided to splurge on an evening of indoor plumbing. Okay,
Why do I smell so bad? This is not a rhetorical question, pondering my spiritual stench as I hike by my lonesome. I literally wake up in my celibacy
Let's Chat I love chatting. Any money I've ever earned has been a direct result of chatting, be it about food, wine, English or Global History.
So Sorry! My Phone was on Airplane Mode For six weeks? No fucking way. I mean, it wasn't, but it sort of was. In any case, I personally have been
Now, where were we? At last we spoke, I was busy pillaging my closets, raiding REI, and ordering on Amazon in an attempt to assemble a
Departure Month is Here! Despite starting this blog, putting in my notice at work, and telling everyone I've ever met my thru-hiking plans in hopes
To Find Out: Can We Hack It? In Walden, Thoreau writes: "Our life is frittered away by detail. An honest man has hardly need to count more than his