Hi, I'm Lucy and I'll be heading NOBO on the AT starting in late March 2019. I've just finished a Masters degree in Chemistry and have decided to go for a little walk before starting my grad job. Coming from England I'd never heard of the AT until I stumbled across it online whilst planning my gap year. From that moment on I knew I had to give it a try! As a backpacking novice the learning curve is going to be steep but I am super excited to get out into the mountains and see what it's all about!
Here is my first attempt to talk about every hikers' favorite topic: hiking gear. A lot of my gear hasn't been properly road tested yet so for now
Preparing for a thru-hike takes a lot of work. Preparing to travel for six months in a new country takes a lot of work. But what about when you
Confession: I am pretty gross. I often eat food off the floor, washing my hair is a chore I try to do as infrequently as possible, and most of my
Two years ago, during my penultimate year at university, I decided I wanted to take a gap year to go traveling after graduating. I knew I wanted to