Miranda “Zazz” Turner

Hi Everyone! I'm going to be starting my nobo thru hike of the AT in February 2022, and I'm so excited (Squeee!). During every day life I'm a wildlife biologist, book worm, burrito loving, adventurer. I can't wait to see you out there!

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Week 17- The Vermont Mountains and 500 Miles To Go

Week 17- The Vermont Mountains and 500 Miles To Go

Day 113 During the night the temperature dropped into the 40’s and a light rain started falling. In combination with the loud wind this meant that I

Jun 25, 2022 : Miranda “Zazz” Turner
Week 16- Mount Greylock, Massachusetts, and 1600 miles

Week 16- Mount Greylock, Massachusetts, and 1600 miles

Day 106 A day when I get to head into town is always good, and I set off along the trail already thinking about my town chores and real food. Even

Jun 18, 2022 : Miranda “Zazz” Turner
Week 15- New York, Connecticut, and 1500 miles

Week 15- New York, Connecticut, and 1500 miles

Day 99 Surprisingly Dad was up and moving before I was this morning, he was starting to take down his tent before I had even fully woken up, and I

Jun 11, 2022 : Miranda “Zazz” Turner
Week 14- the New Jersey Jungle

Week 14- the New Jersey Jungle

Day 92 & 93 I got off trail to take a couple of zeros with my family. I spent most of the time eating as much as possible but also got to enjoy

Jun 4, 2022 : Miranda “Zazz” Turner
Week 13- The Real Rocksylvania

Week 13- The Real Rocksylvania

Day 85 I woke up after a restful night tenting next to the shelter and got back on trail pretty quickly. The morning started off pretty easy but

May 28, 2022 : Miranda “Zazz” Turner
Week 12-The Halfway Point and southern Pennsylvania

Week 12-The Halfway Point and southern Pennsylvania

Day 78 I had a nice zero in Harpers Ferry with my mom and grandma. The first time I’d hiked through town I only stayed for a couple hours, so it was

May 21, 2022 : Miranda “Zazz” Turner
Week 11- the Roller Coaster, Harpers Ferry, and Maryland

Week 11- the Roller Coaster, Harpers Ferry, and Maryland

Day 71 Possibly because of the low mileage day or the coffee I drank yesterday I had a really hard time getting to sleep, and was laying in my quilt

May 14, 2022 : Miranda “Zazz” Turner
Week 10- Through the Shenandoahs and 900 miles

Week 10- Through the Shenandoahs and 900 miles

Day 64 I woke up and got packed up before trying to hear the leak in my sleeping pad but it was too small, so I’m going to have to wait until I

May 7, 2022 : Miranda “Zazz” Turner
Week 9- Finally Spring and 800 miles

Week 9- Finally Spring and 800 miles

Day 57 I was up and on the trail at a good time and ready to get through 9.2 miles to get into Daleville. My legs were still a bit sore from the

Apr 30, 2022 : Miranda “Zazz” Turner
Week 8- 700 miles and the Virginia triple crown

Week 8- 700 miles and the Virginia triple crown

Day 50 I took a nice zero with my parents in Wytheville for my birthday. We wandered around town, ate a bunch of food, and swam in the hotel hot

Apr 23, 2022 : Miranda “Zazz” Turner