Megan Wilmarth

I respond to the name Megan and once I step foot on the Appalachian Trail I will become a 2019 section hiker....until I reach Katahdin. Then I will be a thru hiker!I could live off mangos and I enjoy a sending climbs inside and outside

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People, People, Please

People, People, Please

Setting off on a journey alone such as the Appalachian trail seemed daunting from the moment I submitted my registration form on the ATC website. Why

May 28, 2019 : Megan Wilmarth
A Love Affair with My Trekking Poles

A Love Affair with My Trekking Poles

I never imagined that I would be the type of hiker to use such a luxury item as trekking poles. I mean, c'mon, I'm a young, fit, and coordinated

Apr 17, 2019 : Megan Wilmarth
The ABC’s of How I Made It to the AT

The ABC’s of How I Made It to the AT

A is for AnxietyWhen the countdown for my trek hit 30 short days, I may have begun to stress out a little. Actually, it became the most stressful

Mar 29, 2019 : Megan Wilmarth
Climbing Has Prepared Me for a Thru-Hike

Climbing Has Prepared Me for a Thru-Hike

Everyone has experienced the anticipation of big deadlines and upcoming events creeping their way closer to them as time continues to move at what

Jan 29, 2019 : Megan Wilmarth
A Letter to My Doubters: I’m Going to Do This

A Letter to My Doubters: I’m Going to Do This

Most days I wish I would have withheld my hiking plans with the people around me. There are a few exceptions, obviously, but more often than not my

Dec 13, 2018 : Megan Wilmarth
My Trek Before the Trek

My Trek Before the Trek

Anyone who feels that an estimated six month break from life is a good idea, may or may not be a little crazy. But I would rather be classified as crazy than someone who never takes risks to truly experience the beauty of life. So, I am just your typical ennagram type seven who is ready to take on the hiker trash lifestyle!

Dec 2, 2018 : Megan Wilmarth