Well hey there. My name is Markie and I'm from Indianapolis. I love travelling and being outdoors. My favorite outdoor activities are hiking/camping/backpacking, running, mountain biking, and longboarding. When I'm not doing those things, I occupy my time hanging out with my favorite people while usually consuming copious amounts of booze. I've done the whole school thing (B.S., M.P.A) and presently have an awesome job, but I've decided it's the right time (and needless to say, I'm totally stoked) to join the class of 2015 AT thru-hikers! I have so many reasons for doing this, but mainly it's because time flies, and I fully intend on living the f*ck outta some life!
My first impressions of Virginia are great. Around 550 miles of the Trail goes through Virginia so she is one. thick. bitch. Along with the length of
I'm going to take this opportunity to revise one of my thoughts from my last post. I was unsure whether Verizon or AT&T was a better carrier in
Well here I am, back to civilization in the small German town of Helen, GA. When I say back to civilization of course I'm referring to the Super 8
These are just a few of the unforeseen changes that I've noticed the last week or two as I get closer to my launch date: Your playlist changes. I
Upon walking into my apartment right now, people might either guess I’m thru-hiking the AT or I’m a doomsday prepper. Either way, things are close to
Today was officially my coming out day! My closest friends and family are already well aware of my intentions, but today was the day I went totally
I went for a short 3 mile hike at the local state park today with a rambunctious 8-month-old puppy named Roxy (trail name: Spitfire), with my fully