Hey all – I’m Marina, aka Librarian. Native Rocksylvanian and 2017 NOBO AT thru-hiker. In college, I studied creative writing and archaeology and ended up on some amazing projects in Tanzania, Mongolia, and Peru. (The nomad gene is a very real thing.) These days when I’m not outside I'm writing, editing, and fantasizing about moving into my car.
Most people have been stuck in a rut on the road to professional fulfillment at one time or another. Hikers in particular often fear the Dystopian
Along with being drawn to the beauty of the outdoors, hikers are fascinated by the wildlife we encounter on the trail. Most hikers are ecologically
This is the first in a series where we'll be chatting with people pursuing careers in the outdoor industry and related fields. If you’re
Seven years ago, I passed through Harpers Ferry, WV for the first time, just after graduating high school. I was on a five-day bike tour with a
“We’re going unplugged,” I told my mother. Going unplugged was the whole point. The Appalachian Trail was a place to get back to nature, to make
From Walden and A Walk in the Woods, certain books seem to come up over and over among the literary on trail. (My trail name is Librarian, so maybe I