Hey there! I'm Meredith and I'm solo NoBo thru-hiking the AT starting mid-March. I was born and raised in Florida, but got hooked on mountains when spending summers in North Carolina and college in Virginia. I'm in DC now and spend weekends away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy some good ol' quality time with nature. If you're interested in "spur of the moment regardless of the plan" stories, follow along on this adventure!
Five months later and it’s finally time to reflect on my thoughts after finishing the trail. Immediately after I finished, I was too overwhelmed to
A constant struggle I face is trying to explain to my friends and family back home why I’m hiking solo. Hiking solo has been a choice, not a
Less than 500 miles left in this crazy journey. Wow. Just wow! When you’re hiking through the woods day after day, you think a lot. I want to share a
Three weeks ago, I took a fall that put a pause on my AT journey. I was five minutes into my hike for the day when I tripped over my own two feet on
Before we jump into the Crocs in snow story, let me set the scene. I was heading north out of Erwin, Tenn., to start my favorite section on the
In the real world, I’ve been in situations where I’ve felt overwhelmed and I’ve had the option to stop and give up right then and there. In this
The day before I started my thru-hike I was prepared to feel anxious, sad, excited, scared, overjoyed, and so on. Instead I spent the day feeling
It’s easy to wish your life away. I was living vacation to vacation. During those sweet two-week vacations, I would pursue the things I loved like
Planning is not my forte. If you ask my friends to describe me in a few words, I'm sure you'll hear spontaneous, crazy, fun, weird, and so on more
A peek into why I'm hiking and why I'm hiking... now! Read along to understand the meaning behind my madness!