Rachael Upchurch

Hey There! I'm Rachael, a 28 year old married old lady heading north solo on the AT in 2018. I love audiobooks, campfires, and apparently, very long walks. I grew up on a ranch in the mostly flat state of Illinois and am very excited to meet a mountain for the first time this year.

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A Penny Saved Is a Penny Earned. Tips for Saving Money for a Thru-Hike.

A Penny Saved Is a Penny Earned. Tips for Saving Money for a Thru-Hike.

Becoming a wandering vagabond is not cheap. I have realized this over the past two years of planning for my Appalachian Trail thru-hike. While doing

Feb 10, 2018 : Rachael Upchurch
Love Conquers Distance – Leaving A Husband At Home

Love Conquers Distance – Leaving A Husband At Home

A little backstory. My husband, Jordan,  and I met in January 2014 at a motorcycle holiday party. I was there with my parents (who are my BFFs,

Jan 21, 2018 : Rachael Upchurch
So Come With Me, We’ll Go And See The Big Rock Candy Mountains

So Come With Me, We’ll Go And See The Big Rock Candy Mountains

Hey there! My name is Rachael Upchurch and I want to introduce myself.  I am 28 years old and live in the western suburbs of Chicago, Ill.  I am

Jan 13, 2018 : Rachael Upchurch