Hi! My name is Mischa (pronounced like fish-a with a M), but my trail name is Tripwire. I completed a NOBO through-hike in 2016 with my adventuring partner Caleb (aka Limbo). Even though I've conquered the AT, I plan to continue adventuring and sharing my thoughts on the wonderful world of hiking. Thanks for reading!
Do you love numbers, charts, and explanations of things? Do you aspire to take detailed data about your thru-hike and mine it for gems of information?
Most people can agree that a thru-hike is an adventure to remember. Even though it's just walking through the woods everyday, it is a transformative
It is absolutely surreal to me that it has been over three months since I finished hiking the Appalachian Trail. It feels like I went from moving at a
Limbo and I have been off the trail for over a month, which is hard to believe. We're slowly adjusting to "normal" life, although it hasn't been very
I've been putting off writing this post. This is the post where I tell everyone what it was like to finish the Appalachian Trail. Not to spoil the end
This is probably my last post before finishing the trail. Sounds weird to say that, but we're less than 200 miles from the finish line and heading int
A few days ago, something weird happened...we entered New Hampshire. How is it possible that we have already made it to the second to last state? It f
Before we started the trail, we thought we had a plan, a formula if you will, for success. We told everyone we planned to complete the hike in about s
I believe an apology is in order. I haven't posted in a month! How has a month already gone by? Probably because walking in the woods every day gives
First things first, an important announcement - it's not cold any more! Spring has officially arrived and I am so happy to not be freezing all the tim