Mischa Egolf

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!

Posts

One month of hiking: Enjoy the walk

One month of hiking: Enjoy the walk

Oh. my. goodness. We've officially been hiking for one month! Last time I posted, we were at mile ~273 and now here we are at Damascus, our fourth

Apr 9, 2016 : Mischa Egolf
Love them or hate them, you have to hike them – The Smokies

Love them or hate them, you have to hike them – The Smokies

Hey everyone! I cannot believe we have been on the trail for almost three weeks (official three week mark is tomorrow). My last post was at mile

Mar 28, 2016 : Mischa Egolf
Week One: 7 Lessons

Week One: 7 Lessons

Well, it finally happened...we started hiking! We've been on the trail for one week now and today is the first stop in civilization. Although there

Mar 14, 2016 : Mischa Egolf
Final Preparations

Final Preparations

As our start date of March 8th draws increasingly near, we're continuing to check the final items off our to-do list. We both quit or jobs(!), we

Feb 18, 2016 : Mischa Egolf
Sweating the small stuff

Sweating the small stuff

I've struggled with what to write since my last post. There's so many things I could write about, but they either seem like things that others have

Jan 15, 2016 : Mischa Egolf
My First Hike: A Story of Failure

My First Hike: A Story of Failure

A long time ago, in a state far, far away (Star Wars, anyone?)...Caleb and I attempted our first thru-hike. It was the Knobstone Trail, the longest

Dec 20, 2015 : Mischa Egolf
Announcing your thru-hike…to your boss

Announcing your thru-hike…to your boss

Last week, I accomplished my first (and currently scariest) self imposed milestone of the Appalachian Trail adventure... I told my employer about my

Nov 28, 2015 : Mischa Egolf
Hello, beautiful hiking world!

Hello, beautiful hiking world!

About me Hello Appalachian Trials world! I'm thrilled to be a part of the community. I'm Mischa. My husband Caleb and I plan to complete a NOBO

Nov 10, 2015 : Mischa Egolf