Knows a thing or two about sea cucumbers. Loves cheese and craft beer. Writes about science, hiking, and intersectional feminism. Thru-hiking the AT in 2018 to catch up on all of her favorite podcasts. Would love to have you read about her crazy journey here.
My 65-liter Ariel Osprey has been leaning against the dining room table since last Wednesday night. I don’t know what finally convinced me to call my
It's the third day of walking through knee-high snowdrifts, sleeping in the frigid cold, and hiking in freezing rain with wind gusts cracking your
‘Twas a dark and stormy night... (well, not stormy yet, but we’ll get there). Friends were gathered around the warmth of the campfire. We had braved
1. Even the introverts are incredibly social. It will be a rare day when you pass a thru-hiker who doesn’t say hello on the trail. Even at the
I leave tomorrow. Nerves rack my body. My pounding heart can be heard from across the hotel room. What if I hate it? What if I get injured? What if I
With the Olympics underway, I can’t help but remember the insane amount of food Michael Phelps ate before his historic 2008 Olympic medal haul in
Three years ago, I decided to hike the Appalachian Trail, but little did I know that much of my time prepping would include preparing others for my