Hey y'all! I am super pumped to be thru hiking the Appalachian Trail in 2023, going NOBO. I have worked in restaurant operations for most of my career, so I am looking forward to experiencing what the trail has to offer. I grew up in Delaware and currently live in Northern Virginia, so I am excited to see what's been in my backyard in a different way.
What Makes Me Nervous to Hike the Appalachian Trail (and what I’m doing about it)
Saint Joan of Arc said, "I am not afraid, I was born to do this." Read how AT Blogger Natalie is facing her fears on the Appalachian Trail, and what she's doing about it.
Seeing What Works for Me: AT 2023 Gear List
Gear list, check. Find out what AT Blogger Natalie is hitting the trail with for her March start date.
How I’m Preparing to Hike 2198.4 Miles
"Can anyone really be prepared to spend months hiking across the country?" Learn what AT Blogger Natalie is doing to prepare for her thru hike this spring.
You Have to Like Your Reasons
Check out why Blogger Natalie is confident in her decision to thru hike the Appalachian Trail in 2023.