Michelle Strong

My name is Michelle. I started my journey as a section hiker in June 2015. It changed my world. I came home, sold all my belongings and decided to live a different type of life. An authentic life. I am moving to Belize in October and will live on the island of Caye Caulker until April 2016 when I plan on getting back on the Appalachian trail for my thru-hike!

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Leisure

Leisure

Leisure. That’s the trail name that I gave Wes. What does it mean? Dictionary.com defines Leisure as “freedom from the demands or work or duty” and

Sep 4, 2015 : Michelle Strong
The Trail Gives Us Direction

The Trail Gives Us Direction

There is one thing that the trail provides - direction. You always know you are on the right path. You may side track once-in-a-while and "blue"

Aug 26, 2015 : Michelle Strong
Why Do The Woods Change Us So Deeply?

Why Do The Woods Change Us So Deeply?

I recently wrote a blog about how the Appalachian Trail changed my life (you can read it

Aug 13, 2015 : Michelle Strong
The Appalachian Trail Left Me Jobless and Homeless

The Appalachian Trail Left Me Jobless and Homeless

I am 38 years old and have had many enlightening moments in my life. But, none as strong as the one I had once I stepped off the Appalachian

Aug 5, 2015 : Michelle Strong